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Magical gem in a modern gilded silver mount: Heracles wrestling lion (A) κκκ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2457
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1201
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1201
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2213; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_5
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
11.6 x 9 (si.O.) x 2.2 mm
Dating:
2nd half of 2nd – 1st half of 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; animal: lion; weapon: club
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Red jasper. Edge damaged on the left. Set in a modern gilded silver ring. 
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

A: Heracles standing to right, grappling with a lion. Club behind the right leg of Heracles.
B: κκκ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2457
Michel, DMG, 23.1.a_5.
Last modified: 2017-11-27 17:43:35
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2457
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CBd-2457. 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/2457 on 22-05-2022.

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Notes Side A

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