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Drawing of a magical gem: Helios (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2938
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex St. Geneviève, Du Molinet 131, V–VI
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex St. Geneviève, Du Molinet 131, V–VI
Former Collections:
Abbey of St Geneviève, Paris
Material:
jasper, red
Iconography:
Helios; clothing: mantle; gesture, greeting; rays (7); whip
Divine Names & Voces:
σουμαρτα and variants; Χερουβίμ
A: Helios in frontal view to left. The god raises his right hand in a greeting gesture, in his left hand a whip. The figure wears a mantle thrown over the left shoulder. Seven rays around the head. Greek inscription around the figure: σουμαρθ → variant of the vox σουμαρτα.
B: Greek inscription in three lines: χε|ρου|βι → Χερουβί<μ>.

Bibliography
Du Molinet 1692, 131, V–VI.
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2938
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CBd-2938. 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/2938 on 14-06-2024.

Image-ID 9061

Credits from du Molinet 1692