33. Hermes

See also the youthful heads wearing a petasos (36A). The many examples from the east in 'other materials' parallel the popularity of the subject there on hellenizing finger rings. (e.g., GGFR pl. 1072).

Other

33/1 Paris, Louvre AO.11086. Part of a silver mount. BL. Walking youth in chlamys and belt(?) holding caduceus and a purse (?). III

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33/2 London no. 316, pl. 6. Zazoff, pl. 22.5. BH. Walking youth wearing chlamys, holding caduceus, a dolphin before him (cf. the sea deities). III

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Other materials

East

33/X1 Paris, Bibl.Nat., de Clercq no. 2811, pl. 19, from Amrit. Chalcedony scaraboid. BL. Naked, with petasos, caduceus, and purse?, held over a tortoise.

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33/X2 Paris, Bibl.Nat., de Clercq no. 2812, pl. 19. Cornelian scaraboid. In a silver mount. Naked, with chlamys over arms, caduceus, holding branch; ground line.

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33/X3 Paris, Bibl.Nat., de Clercq no. 2813, pl. 19. Glass scaraboid. Naked with petasos, chlamys over arms; ground line.

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33/X4 Paris, Bibl.Nat., de Clercq no. 2814, pl. 19, from Amrit. Cornelian. BH; in a gold mount on a silver hoop A. Bearded, with chlamys over arms and caduceus; a dog in front.

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33/X5 Paris, Bibl.Nat., Seyrig 1973.1.489. GGFR pl. 1072. Chalcedony scaraboid in silver mount. Naked, with petasos, chlamys over arms, caduceus, a ram before him. Inscribed 'Baal'.

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33/X6 Private Coll. Blue chalcedony. BH. With caduceus and branch before a crater; inscribed in Phoenician orr.

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33/X7 Private. Wiegandt no. 46. Cornelian. BH. Kneeling youth in chlamys holding a caduceus and a cup. The type suits either komast or Hermes. This confusion and general style suggests the Classical Phoenician series.

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