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Magical gem: Baboon
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2524
CBd-Number:
CBd-2524
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Christies, NY_13.12.2013, Lot 323
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex-Christies, NY_13.12.2013, Lot 323
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Christie's, New York)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified); glass, blue; lapis lazuli (blue)
Iconographical elements:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic; solar disk
Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants

A: Ithyphallic baboon standing to left, hands raised in adoration, head surmounted by a solar disk.
B: Inscribed: αιω (Christie's) → variant of Ἰάω? 

Bibliography
christie's.com on CBd-2524

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