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Magical gem in a modern silver mount: Hermanubis (A) lion trampling figure (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2444
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1251
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1251
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2201; Michel, DMG, no. 24.3.c_4
Former Collections:
Rollin (Paris)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
13.9 x 11.7 (si.O.) x 3.2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Hermanubis; clothing: kilt; shoes: boots; kerykeion; vessel: situla; animal: lion; figure, male; gesture, lying
Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Red jasper. Edges damaged, surface cracked and much abraded. Set in a modern silver ring with a revolving bezel.
Purchased from Rollin, Paris, in 1826.

A: Hermanubis standing to right, wearing a kilt and boots. Left hand holding the kerykeion, right hand holding a situla. To the left of the figure two characteres (one of them barely visible), and one character to the right.
B: Lion in profile to left, trampling a figure prostrate on the ground, head to left.  Above the lion, a character in the form of a sand-glass. 

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2444
Last modified: 2017-11-28 14:23:13
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CBd-2444. 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/2444 on 01-12-2022.

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