The CBd
Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) σφραγὶς θεοῦ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1473
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26092
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26092
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 294; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.b_13
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
31 x 24 x 6 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; key (3-bitted); Lilith; shoes: boots; Solomon; star; weapon: spear
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών

A: Rider on a rearing horse to right (Solomon). He is wearing a mantle, tunic, close-fitting pants and boots. He is stabbing a woman (Lilith) lying on the ground, with a spear held in his right hand. The nude woman has long hair and is raising her right hand in a defensive gesture. In the free field: a star in front of the head of the rider. Above, an inscription, beginning on the left, above the horse's tail: σολομων → Σολομών.
B: Inscription in three lines: σφρα|γισθ|εου → σφραγὶς θεοῦ. 'Seal of God.' Below, a three-bitted key (for which, see Gianniobile 2002, 172. 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1473
Michel, DMG, 44.1.b_13.
Gianniobile 2002, 172
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1473

Last modified: 2014-09-09 09:59:49
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1473
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1473. 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/1473 on 12-12-2017.

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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