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Magical gem: Lion trampling on male figure (A) Female figure ('Sigé'), vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-666
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 236, ΕA 56236
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 236 (ΕA 56236)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 280; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.3.a_7
Former Collections:
Temple, Sir William Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
13 x 16.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; gesture, lying; gesture, hand raised to mouth; figure, female; headband
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants

A: Lion striding in profile to left over a nude figure lying on his back, head to left, feet stretched out, arms beside the body. The head is decorated with a headband. Inscription in the free field above the back of the lion: αι, to the left: ω.
B: Female figure standing in profile to right, wearing tunic and mantle. Right hand held beside the body, left hand raised to mouth (Sigé). Hair held back at the neck, headband around the head. In the free field to the left of the figure, vertically from bottom to top: σιαπ; to the right of the figure, vertically from top to bottom:αυ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-666
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-666

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CBd-666. 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/666 on 02-10-2022.

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