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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2362
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.75
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.75
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.a_1
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 13 mm
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; gesture, greeting; hieroglyph, ankh?; headdress
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black jasper. Edges chipped.

A: Lion-headed figure standing to left, with indistinct headdress. Right hand raised in greeting, left hand holding the hieroglyph ankh (?).
B: Four letters written in a diamond shape: ι|αο|υ.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 37.B.1.a_1.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2362

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CBd-2362. 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/2362 on 27-05-2022.

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