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Magical gem: Lion, Helios, skeleton (A) obelisk with characteres, Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2349
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.53
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.53
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.3.a_1
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 12 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; gesture, lying; skeleton; Helios; rays (4); star; obelisk
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Magnetite (J. Spier) – Alloy metal (Getty website). Chips along the edge.

A: Lion striding to left. Under the baseline: a skeleton lying supine, head to left. Above the back of the lion: Helios-bust crowned with rays; above the head of the lion: an eight-pointed star.
B: Obelisk containing characteres. On the left side: ι, on the right side (vertically) αω. ιαω → Ἰάω.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 37.A.3.a_1

Last modified: 2017-09-12 11:39:00
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CBd-2349. 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/2349 on 03-10-2022.

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