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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) βακαξιχυχ-logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1102
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1392
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1392
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 229; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.3.a_3
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
32 x 25,x 3 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; solar disk; rays (7); gesture, hand raised to mouth; clothing: tunic

A: A lion-headed figure standing to left, wearing tunic. Head crowned with the solar disk, and encircled with seven rays, right hand raised to mouth, left hand lowered beside the body.
B: Inscription in ten lines: χυχβαχυχβακαχυχβαζακαχυχβακαξιχυχβαινχωωωχ → βακαξιχυχ-logos.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1102
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1102

Last modified: 2020-12-27 16:55:19
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1102. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1102 on 27-05-2022.

Image-ID 4085

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1392)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1392)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1392)

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Image-ID 4088

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1392)

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Credits From Bonner SMA

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