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Magical gem: Helios, voces (A) Μιχαήλ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1506
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.40
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.40
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 338; Michel, DMG, no. 22.2.b_1; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 382
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
23 x 19 x 2 mm
Iconography:
Helios; stars (4); stars (2); gesture, greeting; rays, double; rays (7); globus; nimbus; clothing: mantle; shoes: boots; weapon: armour; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
Μιχαήλ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Οὐριήλ; Σουριήλ

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper. Small chip on the edge.

A: Helios in armour and mantle, wearing boots, crowned with a nimbus and seven double rays, holding a globus in his left hand, right hand raised in greeting. On the left: a star with a crescent. On the right: a star. Greek inscription in a band running along the edge, beginning with a character: ουριηλσουριηλγαβριηλεω → Οὐριήλ, Σουριήλ and Γαβριήλ.
B: Greek inscription: μιχαηλ → Μιχαήλ. Two six-pointed stars above and below.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1506
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1506

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1506

Last modified: 2019-10-21 22:02:58
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1506
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1506. 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/1506 on 27-05-2022.

Image-ID 10435

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B