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Magical bracelet: Greek text (A) Virgin with the Child (B) edifice with two figures (C) Holy rider (D)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1494
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26198
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26198
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 321
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
diameter of bracelet: 75 mm; width of ribbon: 6 mm; medallions: 18-20 x 16 mm
Iconography:
Virgin; clothing: bandage; clothing, unspecified; weapon: spear; rider, holy; gesture, lying; gesture, defensive; animal: horse; figure, female; figures, female (2); figures, unidentified (2); figure, unidentified; temple; gesture, kneeling; nimbus; figure, male; throne; Jesus Christ?
A: Inscription in four lines: οκα|τοικο|νενβο|ηθια → ὁ κατοικ{ο}<ῶ>ν ἐν βοηθ<ε>ίᾳ. (Psalm 90/91,1).
B: The Virgin sitting on a throne in profile to right, holding the Child upon her knees. On the right, a kneeling figure (Bonner: perhaps one of the Magi). All figures wearing nimbus around the head.
C: A small edifice, its tympanon decorated with diagonal lines, between two bending or kneeling figures, with a nimbus. Within the edifice a wrapped figure (Bonner: Jesus Christ or Lazarus).
D: The Holy Rider trampling a figure lying on the ground. The head of the rider is surrounded with a nimbus, he points his spear at the female figure on the ground.
 
Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1494
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1494

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CBd-1494. 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/1494 on 01-12-2022.

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