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Magical gem: Eros with lion (A) μαρμαραιωθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-205
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9872
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9872
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 41; Michel, DMG, no. 15.3.a_4
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
mid-1st c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Eros; rays (7); animal: lion, with snake-headed tail
Divine Names & Voces:
Μαρμαραουώθ and variants

A: On the left side: winged Eros in profile, to right, kneeling and holding with both hands the right paw of the roaring lion in front of him. The lion, to left, is crowned with seven rays above the mane, its tail ends in a snake’s head.
B: Inscribed in two lines: μαρμα|ραιωθ → variant of Μαρμαραουώθ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et magica on CBd-205
















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CBd-205. 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/205 on 29-09-2022.

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