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Magical gem: Heracles throttling lion (A) Charakteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1632
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M107
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M107
References:
Michel 2001, no. 87; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_12
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
14.5 x 11 x 3.3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; animal: lion; weapon: club
A: Heracles in profile to left, fighting the Nemean lion. Behind him in the free field, his club.
B: Colic characteres: κκκ, upper and lower kappa crosswise, facing out.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1632

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CBd-1632. 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/1632 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 3740

Credits From Michel 2001

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