The CBd
Magical gem: Helios (?) riding a horse (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-3195
ID-Number:
NL-Leiden-RMO_GS-01133
Collection:
NL_Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Inventory:
GS-01133
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 22.3.b_2
Former Collections:
Hague, Royal Coin Cabinet
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15 x 12.5 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; Helios; moon, crescent; rays (5); whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἰάω

Description: Both sides transverse oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper with red spots (heliotrope), intact.

A: Helios riding a horse, to left. The deity holds a whip in his right hand, the head is crowned with five rays. Crescent above the horseman. Greek inscription around the scene: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Greek inscription in two lines: γουσσοσ → unidentified voces. There is a letter ν, possibly engraved earlier, below the last sigma. 

Bibliography
Jonge, CdE, no. 1157.
Maaskant-Kleibrink 1978, 358, no. 1133.
Michel, DMG, 22.3.b_2.
Rijksmuseum website on CBd-3195

Last modified: 2017-11-21 12:46:10
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/3195
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-3195. 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/3195 on 13-12-2017.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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Notes Plaster cast of side A

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