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Magical pendant: Holy rider (A) Greek inscription, lion (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1723
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M122
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M122
References:
Michel 2001, no. 109
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
61.4 x 21.1 x 9.3 mm
Dating:
5th–6th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; gesture, lying; nimbus; rider, holy; weapon: spear; animal: lion; figure, female
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants; Μιχαήλ
A: Nimbate rider on a rearing horse to right, in mantle, stabbing a woman lying on the ground with a spear held in his right hand. Inscription around, beginning above the tail of the horse: εθθθθνκωντα → ε<ἷς> {θθθ}θ<εὸς> <ὁ> ν<ι>κῶν τὰ <κακά>. 'The sole God, who overcomes evil.'
B: Roaring lion to right. Above, inscription in six lines: ιαω|σαβα|νχαιλ|μιλιασ|ιχαηλ||ιμιχλ → voces including Ἰάω, variant of Σαβαώθ, Μιχαήλ?
 
Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1723
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1723
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CBd-1723. 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/1723 on 04-10-2022.

Image-ID 3840

Credits From Michel 2001

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