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Magical pendant: Ἰάω (A) snake (B) figures (C–D)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2373
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.87
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.87
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 2.5.b_4
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
steatite, green to black
Dimensions:
19.8 x 10 x 9.7 mm
Iconography:
snake; gesture, orant; figures, unidentified (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Description: Magical pendant engraved on four sides. Black steatite. Intact.

A: Inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Snake.
C: Praying figure, both arms raised and bent in elbow (S. Michel: Harpocrates on the lotus).
D: Figure (S. Michel: animal-headed).

/Description: Jeffrey Spier - CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 239, 2.5.b_4.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2373

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CBd-2373. 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/2373 on 28-09-2022.

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