The CBd
Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) σφραγὶς θεοῦ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1474
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35712
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35712
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 295; Schwartz–Schwartz, 46; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.b_14
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
24 x 18 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; Lilith; shoes: boots; Solomon; star; weapon: spear
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών

A: Solomon on horseback, to right, wearing tunic, mantle and boots, with a spear held in his right hand, stabbing a woman (Lilith), who is lying on the ground with one hand raised in a defensive gesture. Inscription around the edge, starting on the left: σολομωv → Σολομών.
B: Inscription in four lines: σφρ|αγι|σθε|ου → σφραγὶς θεοῦ. 'Seal of God.'

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1474
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1474
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1474

Last modified: 2014-10-27 10:26:08
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1474
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1474. 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/1474 on 17-12-2017.

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