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Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) σφραγὶς θεοῦ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-802
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,12
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,12
References:
Michel, BM, no. 444; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.c_6
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
13 x 25 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; star; weapon: spear; Solomon
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών


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A: Fragment of the Solomon and Lilith motif. Only the upper segment of the representation remain: the head of the horse, with an eight-pointed star above it, Solomon in tunic and mantle, with raised spear. Around, a pseudo-inscription → Σολομών?
B: Fragment of an inscription in two lines: σφρα|γισθ|[- - -[ → σφραγὶς θε[οῦ]. 'Seal of God.'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-802
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-802

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CBd-802. 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/802 on 22-05-2022.

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