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Magical gem: Cock-headed figure holding statuette (A) Ἰάω, Σαβαώ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-629
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 367, EA 56367
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 367 (EA 56367)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1092; Michel, BM, no. 231; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.c_1
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, cock-headed; gesture, figure in hand; clothing: mantle; scepter, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed human figure in armour and mantle, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a scepter, left hand outstretched and holding a statuette.
B: Inscription in three lines: ιαω|σαβ|αω → Ἰάω, Σαβαώ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-629
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-629
Last modified: 2015-01-18 12:17:36
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/629
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-629. 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/629 on 22-05-2022.

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