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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure holding tabula (A) στομάχου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1709
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M037
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M037
References:
Michel 2001, no. 94; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.e_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
27.1 x 17.8 x 3.6 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; stars (2); plant: palm branches (2); tabula; weapon: armour
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Lion-headed figure in armour, head to left.  The arms are raised high above the head, and hold a tabula, inscribed with ιαω → Ἰάω. Three pairs of wings project from the trunk, both feet turned outwards. Beside the legs, on both sides of the figure: vertical palm branches. In the free field beside the arms: two eight-pointed stars.
B: Inscription in three lines: στο|μα|χου → στομάχου. 'For the stomach!' Below: character.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1709
 

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CBd-1709. 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/1709 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3747

Credits From Michel 2001

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