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Magical(?) gem: Lion, busts of Helios and Selene
CBd-Number:
CBd-1069
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 59
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 59
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 240; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 2 mm
Iconography:
Helios; Selene; animal: lion; figure, female; figure, male; cornucopia; clothing: garment; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle

A: In the center, a lion walking to left; with the busts of the sun (right) and moon (left) above it. On the right, behind the lion, a male figure (Bonner: female) standing to right, raising a hand; on the left, facing the lion, a female figure holding a cornucopia in her right hand.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1069 

Images
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide240.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

Last modified: 2019-11-04 20:49:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1069
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CBd-1069. 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/1069 on 01-12-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

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