The CBd
Magical gem: Lion-headed figure (A) Greek text (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1418
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35785
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35785
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 235; Schwartz–Schwartz, 9; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.b_2
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
rock crystal
Dimensions:
20 x 17 x 9 mm
Iconography:
clothing: kilt; figure, lion-headed; globus; nimbus; rays (7); whip
Logoi:
ζεθ αφοβε-logos and variants

A: Lion-headed figure (Helioros) standing to front, head to left, wearing kilt. His head is encircled by a nimbus with seven triangular rays. Right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a globe.
B: Inscribed in six lines: ζεθαοβετωρ|θροψμεωμι|θρορομφαωχι|ιλεωςκετηε|μηψυχηκαιτω|εμωβιω → ζεθ αφοβε-logos. ἵλεως κ{ε}<αὶ>? τῇ ἐμῇ ψυχῇ καὶ τῷ ἐμῷ βίῳ. 'Be gracious to me and my life.' 

For a similar piece, see CBd-159; for this group of gems, see Michel, BM on CBd-159.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1418
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1418
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1418

Last modified: 2014-10-26 15:11:09
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1418
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CBd-1418. 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/1418 on 22-03-2019.

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