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Magical gem: Zeus with scorpion? (A) ειαω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-415
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,109
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,109
References:
Michel, BM, no. 36
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
13.5 x 11.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Zeus; clothing: mantle; scorpion?; clothing: tunic; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants

A: Standing figure of a wreathed god, wearing tunic and himation, looking left. In his right hand: a scorpion (?), in his left: a long scepter.
B: ειαωvariant of Ἰάω. 

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-415
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-415

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CBd-415. 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/415 on 04-10-2022.

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