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Magical gem: Lion trampling on male figure (A) Female figure ('Sigé'), voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-667
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 172, ΕA 56172
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 172 (ΕA 56172)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 281; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.3.a_8
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
diameter: 30 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: lion; gesture, lying; star; figure, female; gesture, hand raised to mouth; clothing: garment; headband
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified

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. In the free field above the back of the lion, a six-pointed star, inscription running around the edge, beginning at top left: ιαωαυθκυρμενδκε → voces including Ἰάω.
B: Female figure standing in profile to left,wearing a long garment, left arm beside the body, right hand raised to mouth (Sigé), headband around the head. In the free field, inscription in Latin: on the left, from bottom to top: ORTU, on the right, from bottom to top: LUATUS, around the edge, beginning at top left: AURΕLIUSTATIAΝUSAURΕLIUSF → Aurelius Tatianus, Aurelius Fortuluatus?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-667
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-667

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CBd-667. 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/667 on 28-09-2022.

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