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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: κκκ (A) Heracles wrestling lion (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2458
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 659
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 659
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2214; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_6
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
1.85 x 1.47 (si.O.) x 0.50 mm
Dating:
3nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; weapon: club; animal: lion
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ

Description: A transverse oval, B upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 9. Reddish brown jasper. Edges and side B damaged. Set in a modern gold ring with a revolving bezel.
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

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

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2458
Michel, DMG, 23.1.a_6.

Last modified: 2019-11-28 11:29:57
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2458
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CBd-2458. 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/2458 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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