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Magical(?) gem: Cynocephalus
CBd-Number:
CBd-115
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_E.2. 1968
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
E.2. 1968
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 505; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_13
Material:
malachite (green)
Dimensions:
17 x 17 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic
A: Ithyphallic baboon, standing to left, with both paws raised in greeting.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 229, no. 505.
Michel, DMG, 42.1.a_13

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CBd-115. 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/115 on 23-05-2022.

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