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Magical gem: Baboon-headed figure on a lion (A); Kronos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2348
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.52
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.52
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 42.4_2
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
17 x 15 mm
Iconography:
whip; solar disk; Kronos; weapon: harpe; figure, cynocephalus; clothing: mantle
Logoi:
σισισρω-logos
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Brecciated yellow jasper and chalcedony. Minor chips along the edge.

A: Baboon-headed figure on the back of a lion striding left. Solar disk on the head, whip in the raised right hand.
B: Kronos, with head covered, standing to left, holding a harpe in his right hand, mantle thrown over the left hand. Inscription around: σισισρωσισιφρε[..]υχνουωραβρασαξ → σισισρω-logos

/Description: Jeffrey Spier - CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 322, 42.4_2, pl. III, 8, pl. 59, 1
Michel-von Dungern 2011, 85, pl. 11a–b. 



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CBd-2348. 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/2348 on 22-05-2022.

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