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Magical gem: Helios (A) crescent and stars (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-116
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 325 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 325 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 506; Michel, DMG, no. 22.1_1
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 4 mm (lower face 19 x 15 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
moon, crescent; stars (2); stars (3); Helios; rays (7)
A: The bust of Helios, to front, crowned with seven rays. Above and to the left, eight-pointed stars. To the right and below, letters and characteres.
B: Crescent, open to left, with three eight-pointed stars (above, below and to left).

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 230, no. 506.
Michel, DMG, 22.1_1

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CBd-116. 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/116 on 27-05-2022.

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