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Magical pendant: Holy rider (A) Eye, animals (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1722
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M123
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M123
References:
Michel 2001, no. 108
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
40.9 x 26.2 x 10.4 mm
Dating:
5th–6th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; figure, female; snake; scorpion; animal: lions (2); weapon: spear; rider, holy; nimbus; gesture, lying; eye, evil

A: Rider on horseback, with a nimbus around the head, to right, striking a long-haired figure lying on the ground, with a spear. Inscription around, beginning on the left: εισθεοσνικωντακακα → εἷς θεὸς <ὁ> νικῶν τὰ κακά. 'The sole God, who overcomes evil.'.
B: At top, an eye, fixed with nails and trident, and attacked from below by two lions flanking a snake and a scorpion.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1722

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CBd-1722. 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/1722 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3839

Credits From Michel 2001

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