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Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1178
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1941.26
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1941.26
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.30; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.d_8
Former Collections:
Way Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
26 x 17.5 x 3.2 mm
Dating:
6th c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
Solomon; crown?; shoes, unspecified; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; weapon: spear; gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; Lilith; animal: horse
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Rider on a rearing horse to right (Solomon). He is wearing shoes, tunic, mantle and a crown on his head (?), stabbing a woman lying on the earth with a spear held in his right hand. The woman is raising her right hand in a defensive gesture (Lilith).
B: Inscription in two lines, below an eight-pointed star: σισι|νισ.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 127, no. 13.30
 

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CBd-1178. 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/1178 on 21-02-2024.

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