The CBd
Amulet(?) gem: Helios as Asclepius?
CBd-Number:
CBd-1314
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35710
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35710
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 67; Schwartz–Schwartz, 38; Michel, DMG, no. 7_7
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
post-antique? (Schwartz)
Iconography:
animal: quadruped, unspecified; Helios; moon, crescent; rays (6); staff, snake entwined; star; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Nude figure (Helios as Asclepius?), standing to right, head, encircled with six rays, turned back to left. Left hand bent in elbow and holding a whip, right hand resting on a snake-entwined staff. At the right foot of the figure, a quadruped? To the left of the head, a crescent, open to top; to the right, a star.
B: Inscribed: σαρ, an indistinct sign, μυ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1314
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1314
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1314

Last modified: 2015-02-13 14:53:19
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CBd-1314. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1314 on 11-12-2017.

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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