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Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) στομάχου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-805
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 439, EA 56439
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 439 (EA 56439)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 447; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.d_10
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; rider spearing the evil; star; Lilith; gesture, defensive; weapon: spear; weapon: helmet; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; gesture, lying


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A: Rider on horseback, to right, trampling over a figure lying on the ground (Lilith). The rider wears tunic, mantle, and shoes, right arm raised and holding a spear. Lilith lies naked on the ground, her arms are raised in defence. In the free field in front of Solomon, a six-pointed star.
B: Inscription in four lines: στ|ομ|αχ|ου → στομάχου. 'For the stomach!'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-805
Dasen 2011b, 72, pls. 9a-b.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-805

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CBd-805. 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/805 on 27-05-2022.

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