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Magical pendant: Holy rider (A) bird and snake (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1075
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 6
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 6
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 305
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
42 x 22 mm
Iconography:
bird, unspecified; cord; snake; plant: trees (2); rider, holy; figure, female; weapon: spear; animal: horse
A: Rider with nimbus to right, spearing an indistinct figure on the ground. Inscribed: εισονικων → εἷς ὁ νικῶν <τὰ κακά>. 'The sole (God), who overcomes (evil).'(Description and transcription after Bonner).
B: Bird (Bonner: stork?) to right, attacking a rearing snake on the right. Trees behind and in front of the bird. Above, a cord.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1075
Last modified: 2014-10-25 18:12:18
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1075
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1075. 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/1075 on 30-09-2022.

Image-ID 2336

Credits from Bonner, SMA

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