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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1415
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.305
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.305
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 231; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.e_6
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19 x 14 x 2 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; clothing: kilt; crown, unspecified; snake; vessel: situla
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Φρῆ and variants; Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Frontal view of a lion-headed deity, crowned head and feet to right. He is wearing a kilt, right hand lowered beside the body and holding a situla, left hand slightly extended and holding a snake.
B: Inscription in three lines: σαβαω|φρην|ιαω → Σαβαώ, Φρῆν, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1415
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1415

 

Last modified: 2019-10-28 16:22:06
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CBd-1415. 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/1415 on 30-11-2022.

Image-ID 4203

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.305)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.305)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.305)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.305)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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