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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (Helioros) (A) inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1951
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_14
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
14
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 14; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.c_5
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19.6 x 15.1 x 3.1 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd–first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; figure, lion-headed; weapon: swords (2); moon, crescent; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Frontal view of lion-headed Helioros in kilt, head to left. Both hands lowered beside the body, and bent in elbow, holding swords. Below, in the free field on the left of the figure a crescent, on the right a star.
B: Inscription in one line: σαβαω → Σαβαώ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1951

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CBd-1951. 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/1951 on 22-05-2022.

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