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Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1787
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35848
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35848
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 47; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.c_7
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
10.5 x 35 mm
Iconography:
gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; Lilith; Solomon; weapon: spear; animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών

A: Fragment. Rider on horseback wearing tunic and mantle, spearing Lilith lying on the ground. Beginning of the inscription around the edge: σο[- - - -] → Σο[λομών].
B: Fragment of an inscription in four lines: [.]φρ|[.]γι|[. .]ο|υ → [σ]φρ[α]γὶς [θε]οῦ. 'Seal of God.'

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1787
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1787
 

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CBd-1787. 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/1787 on 23-05-2022.

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