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Magical gem: Female figure ('Sigé') facing lion (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-662
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,78
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,78
References:
Michel, BM, no. 264; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.g_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
9.5 x 13 x 1.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; gesture, hand raised to mouth; star; moon, crescent; figure, female; clothing: garment; headband
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: On the left side: female figure standing with left hand raised to mouth, right hand lowered beside the body. She is wearing a long garment and a headband. Facing her, a roaring lion striding left. Above the lion: an eight-pointed star (on the left) and a lying crescent (on the right).
B: Inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-662
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-662

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CBd-662. 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/662 on 03-10-2022.

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