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Falcon-headed winged figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1157
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-QCloan_01
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Queen's College loan 01
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.9
Former Collections:
Mason, Robert Collection
Material:
limonite, black
Dimensions:
22.5 x, 17 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
figure, falcon-headed; weapon: armour; hieroglyph, sa?
Divine Names & Voces:
Μιχαήλ
A: Falcon-headed figure in armour, head and feet to left. The figure has spread wings, both hands lowered beside the body and holding the hieroglyph 'sa' or situlas (?) in his hands. Inscription around the edge, above the head of the figure: μιχαηλ → Μιχαήλ. '(Archangel) Michael'.
B: Inscription in four lines: δυν|αμισ|μιχα|ηλ. → δύναμις Μιχαήλ. 'The power of Michael'.


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Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 124, no. 13.9




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CBd-1157. 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/1157 on 21-02-2024.

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Credits by Robert L. Wilkins

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