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Magical(?) gem: Helios in the quadriga
CBd-Number:
CBd-1963
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_33
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
33
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 33
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18.8 x 15.6 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
gesture, greeting; Helios; moon, crescent; quadriga; rays (6); star; wreath; plant: palm branch; whip
A: Helios standing to left, nude, in the quadriga. Left hand holding a whip behind the back, right hand stretched forward and raised in greeting, six rays around the head. Above: an eight-pointed star and a lying crescent. In front of the horses: a wreath; below them: a palm branch.
B: Plain. 

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1963

Last modified: 2014-10-29 22:13:12
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CBd-1963. 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/1963 on 13-08-2022.

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Credits by Isolde Luckert, from Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln

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