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Magical gem: Helios (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1139
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_95.15.56
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
95.15.56
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 22.2.b_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
13 x 10 x 2 mm
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; globus; gesture, greeting; rays (5); Helios
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Helios standing with head to right and encircled with five rays, nude but for a mantle thrown over the right shoulder. Right hand lowered and extended, holding a globe, left hand raised in greeting.
B: Inscribed: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1139
 

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CBd-1139. 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/1139 on 17-05-2022.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1895 (95.15.56)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1895 (95.15.56)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1895 (95.15.56)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1895 (95.15.56)

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