The CBd
Total: 1 / 2 object(s)
 
Magical gem: Gorgoneion, Helios, Selene (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2324
ID-Number:
Int-Ex-PBA, Paris_29.05.2013, Lot 220
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Wu_Ex-PBA, Paris_29.05.2013, Lot 220
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Pierre Bergé & Associés, Paris)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
29 x 21 mm
Iconography:
Ares, Mars ultor-type; Gorgoneion; Helios; moon, crescent; rays (6); Selene; shoes: boots; star; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; weapon: spear
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀβρασάξ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Ἰάω; Μιχαήλ; Οὐριήλ; Ῥαφαήλ and variants; Σουριήλ

 A: At the top, Gorgoneion flanked by the busts of Helios with six rays (on the right) and Selene with crescent (on the left), both facing inwards. At the bottom, Ares standing in armour and boots, head to left, right hand supporting a spear, left hand holding a round shield. To the left: a six-pointed star.
B: Inscribed in nine lines: μιχαη|λγαβριη|λραφαηλ|ουριηλσο|υριηλαβρ||ασαξιαω|αβωνχ|ωνιω|χ → Μιχαήλ, Γαβριήλ, Ραφαήλ, Οὐριήλ, Σουριήλ, Ἀβρασάξ, Ἰάω, αβωνχωνιωχ: the names of five archangels (Michael, Gabriel, Raphael, Uriel, Suriel), voces.

Bibliography
PBA, Paris 2013, 142, Lot 220
CBd-2324 at the PBA website

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CBd-2324. 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/2324 on 17-12-2017.

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