The CBd
Magical(?) gem: Mithras slaying the bull (A) Kabeiros (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1684
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M051
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M051
References:
Michel 2001, no. 50; Bonner, SMA D. 70; Michel, DMG, no. 38.1_5
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14.8 x 19 x 3.3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: bull; animal: dog; bird: raven; clothing: cap, Phrygian; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; figure, male; hammer; Mithras; snake; vessel: rhyton; weapon: knife

A: Mithras to left, slaying bull. He wears a tunic, mantle and a Phrygian cap, his right hands holds a knife, ready to strike, left hand grabbing the horn of the animal. Dog at bull's throat, snake below, scorpion attacking from behind, bird in field above the scorpion.
B: Kabeiros standing to front, wearing tunic. The raised right hand holds a hammer, the left hand holds a rhyton with its mouth downward.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1684
Michel 2001 on CBd-1684

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CBd-1684. 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/1684 on 15-07-2020.

Image-ID 3092

Credits From Michel 2001

Rights © Hamburg, Skoluda Collection

Image-ID 9301

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Hamburg, Skoluda Collection

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