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Magical pendant: Three figures, voces (A-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1735
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M013
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M013
References:
Michel 2001, no. 125; Michel, DMG, no. 5.4_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
3 x 9.5 x 9.2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays; clothing: kilt; figures, male (2); scepter, unspecified; stars (2); vessel: situla?; vessel: situla; scepter, was; weapon: shield; weapon: sword; clothing: tunic; figure, bull-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants; Μιχαήλ

Pendant pierced through at the bottom, with engraving on three sides.
Side 1: Frontal view of a figure with rays around the head, arms raised greeting. Below, an eight-pointed star.
Side 2: Figure clad in a knee-length robe, head to left. Right hand raised high and holding a sword, left hand owered beside the body and holding a scepter or a shield seen from the side. Below, an eight-pointed star.
Side 3: Bull-headed figure standing to front, wearing kilt and tunic, decorated woth X-shaped straos (Michel: armour?). Head to left, right hand holding an was-scepter, left hand lowered beside the body and holding a situla. Inscription running around the top of the pendant: σαβαωμιχαηλιαω → Σαβαώ, Μιχαήλ, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1735

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CBd-1735. 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/1735 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3858

Credits From Michel 2001

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