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Magical gem: Heracles throttling lion (A) Zeus with eagle (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1706
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M126
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M126
References:
Michel 2001, no. 88; Michel, DMG, no. 23.2_3
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
15 x 11.9 x 3.3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; weapon: club; Zeus; bird: eagle; clothing: mantle; weapon: spear; vessel: patera
A: Heracles to left, wrestling with the Nemean lion. Behind him in the free field, his club.
B: Zeus standing to right, clad in mantle, right hand raised and supporting a spear, left hand stretched forward and holding a patera. Eagle at the feet of Zeus.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1706

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CBd-1706. 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/1706 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3741

Credits From Michel 2001

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