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Magical scarab: Horse, Ἰάω (A) scarab (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-933
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 93, EA 56093
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 93 (EA 56093)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 574
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 10 mm
Dating:
5th c. BC; 3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; scarab
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Classical period gem reworked as a magical gem.
A: Horse in profile, galopping to left, with reins loose. Inscription at the top, on the two sides of the head: ιαω (later addition) → Ἰάω.
B: Profiled as a scarab.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-933
Boardman 2001, 292, Pl. 560.

Last modified: 2015-01-08 15:39:09
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/933
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-933. 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/933 on 12-12-2017.

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