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Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1634
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M056
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M056
References:
Michel 2001, no. 107; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.a_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
47 x 30 x 9.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; star; Solomon; Lilith; gesture, lying; gesture, defensive; crown?; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; animal: horse; weapon: spear
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών

A: Ouroboros, with head at top to right, enclosing the figure of Solomon on horseback, also to right, trampling over the figure of nude Lilith, lying on the ground, lifting her right hand in a defensive gesture. Solomon wears a tunic and mantle, his right hand pointing a spear towards Lilith. In the free field in front of his head, a six-pointed star. Inscription around the edge, beginning above the horse's tail: σολομων → Σολομών.
B: Inscription in three lines: σφρα|γισ|θεου → σφραγὶς θεοῦ. 'Seal of God.' Below, characteres

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1634
 

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CBd-1634. 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/1634 on 17-05-2022.

Image-ID 3838

Credits From Michel 2001

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