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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure holding tabula (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1710
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_ M035
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M035
References:
Michel 2001, no. 95; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.e_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
38 x 13.3 x 3.8 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; tabula; weapon: armour; shoes: boots
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Lion-headed figure, half kneeling to left, lifting a tabula inscribed with ιαω → Ἰάω above his head. Two pairs of wings project from around the waist to the left and right, tail to right. The figure wears armour and boots, chest decorated with X-shaped straps.
B: Inscribed vertically: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1710

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CBd-1710. 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/1710 on 27-05-2022.

Image-ID 3748

Credits From Michel 2001

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