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Magical gem in post-antique gold mount: Zeus standing, eagle (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-414
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,79
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,79
References:
Michel, BM, no. 35; Michel, DMG, no. 57.1.b_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
15 x 10.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Zeus; bird: eagle; clothing: mantle; vessel: patera; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀδωναΐ; Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Standing figure of Zeus, facing right, wearing himation, holding a long scepter in his right hand, and a patera in his left. At his feet: an eagle.
B: Inscription in five lines: ιαω
|σαβα|ω|αδω|ναι → Ἰάω, Σαβαώ, Ἀδωναΐ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-414
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-414

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CBd-414. 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/414 on 28-09-2022.

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