The CBd
Magical gem: Solomon spearing Lilith (A) inscription, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1476
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26135
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26135
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 297; Michel, DMG, no. 44.1.a_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
44 x 22 x 4 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; Lilith; Ouroboros; shoes: boots; Solomon; star; weapon: spear
Divine Names & Voces:
Σολομών

A: Ouroboros enclosing the figure of Solomon on horseback, to right, trampling over the figure of nude Lilith, lying on the ground, lifting her hands in a defensive gesture. Solomon wears a tunic, mantle and boots, his right hand is pointing a spear towards Lilith. Inscription around the edge, beginning above Solomon's right hand: Σολομῶν.
B: Inscription in three lines: σφραγὶς θεοῦ → 'Seal of God.' and a star. Below, characteres.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1476
Michel, DMG, 44.1.a_2.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1476

Last modified: 2016-03-23 11:54:07
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1476
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1476. 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/1476 on 17-12-2017.

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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