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Magical gem: Heracles throttling lion (A) κκκ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-765
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,82
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,82
References:
Michel, BM, no. 394; Michel, DMG, no. 23.1.a_9
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
Heracles wrestling lion; weapon: club; animal: lion
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ


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A: Nude figure of Heracles, in profile to left, throttling the Nemean lion, which stands on its hindlegs. His club rests in the free field behind him, on the right.
B: Horizontal inscription in one line: κκκ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-765
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-765
Last modified: 2014-09-24 11:17:58
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/765
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-765. 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/765 on 29-09-2022.

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