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Magical gem: Riding figure (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1534
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0022
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0022
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 383; Michel, DMG, no. 55.3.b
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
20 x 11 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
animal: quadruped, unspecified; figure, lion-headed?; animal: crocodile; stars (2); whip; nimbus; rays, double; rays (7); scarab; tail, with snake-head
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; vocales
A: Horned animal striding to right on a crocodile, with a rider (lion-headed?) on its back. The animal is wearing a bell around its neck, between its horns a scarab, its tail ending in a snake’s head. The head of the rider is encircled with a nimbus and seven double rays, both arms raised and bent in elbow, left hand holding a whip. Under his right arm, two stars.
B: Inscription in six lines: ιαω|αεωο|υφθαχ|αωηιθ|ωχαω||εηα → voces including Ἰάω, vocales.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1534
Michel, DMG, 55.3.b.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1534
Last modified: 2015-01-06 19:11:04
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1534
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1534. 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/1534 on 28-09-2022.

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