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Magical gem: Helios riding lion, mummy, female figure (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1402
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.11
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.11
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 212; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.3.b_5; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 53
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17.7 x 13.5 x 3.9 mm
Iconography:
rays (3); clothing: mantle; animal: lion; figure, female; clothing: garment; gesture, hand raised to mouth; mummy; gesture, greeting; Helios
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Description: Transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black haematite. Small chip at the right edge of side A. Acquired in Athens.

A: Helios on the back of a roaring lion, crowned with three rays and wearing a mantle, left hand raised in greeting. The lion tramples a mummy, and faces a female figure in a long garment, with right hand raised to mouth.
B: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1402
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1402

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1402

Last modified: 2019-11-08 22:18:14
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1402
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CBd-1402. 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/1402 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 9955

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B