Stone known as magical gem card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Stone known as magical gem


On display


Oval shape stone known as a magical gem, on the main side showing two standing figures, a woman turned to her left to face a standing armed male. The male figure holds or leans to a spear and a shield on his left arm side. The pair are the figures of Venus Aphrodite and Mars the divine pai.r Above them there is flying winged Eros. The other side has a Greek inscription: NIK ΑPOTI AHΞA TPΩ TI