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Magical gem: Zeus with Ἰάω
CBd-Number:
CBd-2451
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_XII 909, 806
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
XII 909, 806
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2207; Michel, DMG, no. 57.1.b_1
Former Collections:
Ambras (castle)
Material:
chalcedony, green to blue
Dimensions:
12.5 x 9 x 5 mm
Dating:
1st–2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Zeus; vessel: patera; bird: eagle; moon, crescent; star; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Description: Upright oval, side A lightly, side B strongly convex. Shape 1. Light gray, translucent chalcedony.
Transferred from the Ambras Collection in 1880.

A: Zeus standing to right, wearing a mantle. Left hand holding a patera, right hand holding a scepter. To the right of the figure, an eight-pointed star and a crescent, and an eagle at the feet. Greek inscription to the left of the deity: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2451
Michel, DMG, 57.1.b_1.

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CBd-2451. 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/2451 on 19-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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