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Magical gem: Heracles throttling lion
CBd-Number:
CBd-2021
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_15178
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
15178
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 84; Michel, DMG, no. 23.3_1
Former Collections:
Hamburger, L., Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
26 x 22 x 5 mm
Dating:
1st c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; animal: lion; plant: tree; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; shoes: boots; crown, hemhem; headband
Divine Names & Voces:
Τύχη

A: Male figure (Heracles?), in profile to right, throttling the Nemean lion. He is wearing boots, armour and a mantle. His head is topped with the hemhem-crown, and wears a band (diadem?) on his forehead. In the free field behind the lion, a tree. Inscription around: κυρου|ευτυ|χιτυ|χη → κυροῦ εὐτυχ<ε>ῖ τύχῃ 'Bezwinge (ihn) mit glücklichem Gelingen!'(H. Maehler); κύρ<ι>ου εὐτύχ<ε>ι Τύχη 'Tyche meines Herrn, habe gutes Glück!' (R. Merkelbach).
B: Plain.
 
Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2021
Michel, DMG, 23.3_1.
 

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CBd-2021. 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/2021 on 28-09-2022.

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