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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Heracles wrestling lion (A) κκκ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2456
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1202
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1202
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2212; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_4
Former Collections:
Burghart, Ernst August
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
17.5 x 14.4 (si.O.) x 3.3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
animal: lion; Heracles wrestling lion
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ
Description: Upright oval, side A flat, side B lightly convex. Shape 7. Set in a modern gold ring.
From Egypt, purchased in 1821 through E. A. Burghart.

A: Heracles standing to right, grappling with a lion.
B: κκκ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2456
Michel, DMG, 23.1.a_4.

Last modified: 2017-11-27 17:42:47
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CBd-2456. 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/2456 on 03-10-2022.

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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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