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Magical gem in a modern gold ring: Bird-headed figure with nimbus
CBd-Number:
CBd-127
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 335 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 335 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 515
Former Collections:
Mayer Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 2 mm
Dating:
4th–6th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
figure, bird-headed; rays (6); nimbus
A: Bird-headed figure with humanoid body, but bird's feet and slightly outstretched wings. Small head to left, surrounded with six rays and a double nimbus.
B: Plain.
Post-antique?

Henig 1994, 236, no. 515.
Last modified: 2017-06-06 11:52:52
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CBd-127. 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/127 on 13-08-2022.

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