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522, A hand pinching an ear within a knotted diadem. Inscribed ?Remember me, the beautiful Psyche (love or spirit) good luck, Sophronios?.

  • Record Number: 40005223
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 522
  • Period of Original Gem: 2nd/3rd cent. AD.
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: A hand pinching an ear within a knotted diadem. Inscribed ?Remember me, the beautiful Psyche (love or spirit) good luck, Sophronios?.
  • Inscription Greek: ΜΝΗΜΟΝΕΥΕ ΜΟΥ ΤΗΣ ΚΑΛΗΣ ΨΥΧΗΣ ΕΥΤΥΧΙ ΣΩΦΡΟΝΙ[Ε].
  • Last Recorded Collection: The J. Paul Getty Museum: 2001.28.11
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 643
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 522
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 35x25
  • Comments: Set in a mount; mount 50x39.
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