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Magical gem: Heracles wrestling lion (A) κκκ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4268
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1493
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 19; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 520
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18.2 x 13.4 x 3.6 mm
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; animal: lion; weapon: club; weapon: bow; altar
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Red jasper. Small chips on the edge. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.​​​​​​​

A:  Heracles, nude, wrestling a lion. On the left: a club. Above: a bow. On the right: a burning altar. 
B: Greek inscription in the shape of a circle: κκκ.

Bibliography
SGGII, 111, Pe 19.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 421–422, no. 520

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CBd-4268. 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/4268 on 22-06-2024.

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