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Magical gem: Artemis (A) bee driving a pair of yoked scarabs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1001
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 452, EA 56452
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 452 (EA 56452)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 642
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
26 x 14 x 5 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Artemis; bee; whip; yoke; plough; scarabs (2); clothing: bandage


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A: Artemis in profile to right, wrapped in bandage as a mummy.
B: Plough drawn by two yoked scarabs, and driven by a bee, holding a whip.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-1001
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=59218&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+642&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-1001
http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/26F6D62C-C6E5-4FEC-A86A-520596DD440B" target="_blank">The Beazley Archive gems database on CBd-1001

Images
Cast of CBd-1001 in the Gems Database of the Beazley Archive, Oxford
Last modified: 2017-02-09 22:13:38
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1001
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CBd-1001. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1001 on 04-10-2022.

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