The CBd
Magical gem: Helios in quadriga (A) winged Nike (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-467
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0016
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0016
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 227; Michel, DMG, no. 22.4.a_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
30 x 25 x 4 mm
Iconography:
clothing: garment; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; gesture, greeting; Helios; Nike; plant: palm branches (2); quadriga; rays (6); stars (6); whip; wreath
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Μιχαήλ; Ῥαφαήλ and variants; Ῥαχαήλ; Σαβαήλ

A: Helios standing to front, head to left, in the quadriga. Left hand holding a whip behind the back, right hand stretched forward and raised in greeting, six rays around the head. He wears a long tunic and mantle. Around, six eight-pointed stars. Inscription around the edge: μιχαηλ σαβαη[λ ρ]αφαηλ → Μιχαήλ, Σαβαήλ, Ραφαήλ. 
B: Winged Nike standing to front, head to left, wearing peplos and holding a wreath and a palm branch. Inscription around the figure: ραχαηλ|αβρασαξ → Ραχαήλ, Ἀβρασάξ. Palm branch at bottom.
 
Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-467
Michel, DMG, 22.4.a_3.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-467

A: See the photography by G. Kornbluth
B: See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)

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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-467. 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/467 on 13-12-2017.

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