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Magical gem: Heracles throttling lion (A) κκκ ηηη (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-764
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,81
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,81
References:
Michel, BM, no. 393; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_18
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18 x 13 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; weapon: club; animal: lion
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; κκκ


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A: Nude figure of Heracles in profile to right, throttling the Nemean lion. Heracles lifts the animal up in the air, his club is behind him in the free field.
B: Inscription in two lines: κκκ|ηηη → voces including κκκ and vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-764
Gordon 2011, 43, pl. 3.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-764
Last modified: 2014-09-24 11:17:42
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/764
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-764. 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/764 on 27-05-2022.

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