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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure holding snake and whip (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1617
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M038
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M038
References:
Michel 2001, no. 52; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.e_5
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
39 x 25 x 7 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; rays (7); clothing, unspecified; snake
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Μιχαήλ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Ῥαφαήλ and variants; Ὠριήλ
A: Lion-headed figure in three-quarter view, head to left and surrounded with seven rays. Both arms bent in elbow and stretched to the side: right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a snake.
B: Inscribed in six lines: γαβρ|ιηλωρ|ιηλραφ|αηλμι|χαηλ|ιαω → Γαβριήλ, Ὠριήλ, Ραφαήλ, Μιχαήλ, Ἰάω. 

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1617
Last modified: 2015-01-12 15:23:23
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1617
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CBd-1617. 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/1617 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 2929

Credits From Michel 2001

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