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Magical gem: Lion, voces (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-654
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 368, EA 56368
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 368 (EA 56368)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 256; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.1.a_14
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
11 x 12 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; stars (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; Μαρμαραουώθ and variants
A: Rest of a lion, to left, originally probably in a leaping gesture. In the free field, on the left: a six-pointed star, above the lion's back, another star. Inscription along the edge, at the top and bottom: ιαωμαρμα|ραυω[.] → Ἰάω, Μαρμαραουώ[θ].
B: Inscription in one line: ιραμα → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-654
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-654
Last modified: 2014-09-19 10:49:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/654
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-654. 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/654 on 29-09-2022.

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