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Magical(?) gem: Human-headed serpent with crescent and stars
CBd-Number:
CBd-1105
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Corpus Christi_C 9
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Lewis Collection
Inventory:
C 9
References:
Henig, Lewis, no. 258; Michel, DMG, no. 46.3.a_4
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
12 x 9 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
snake, human-headed; stars (5); moon, crescent
A: Human-headed, bearded serpent, coiling horizontally. Above, a crescent, open to top, and two eight-pointed stars. Below, three eight-pointed stars.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig 1975, 61-62, no. 258.
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CBd-1105. 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/1105 on 17-05-2022.

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