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Magical pendant: Sacrifice of Isaac (A) Pseudo-Hebrew inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1511
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35847
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35847
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 343; Schwartz–Schwartz, 44; Spier, Gems, no. 648; Michel, DMG, no. 2.1_2
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
limonite (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
31 x 28 x 4 mm
Iconography:
Abraham; scene, Akedah; clothing, unspecified; weapon: knife; star; plant: tree; animal: ram; Isaac; altar; hand, of God
A: In the center, Abraham to front, head to left, with a knife held across his body in his right hand. On his left, Isaac walking towards an altar. To the right of Abraham, a ram, standing under a small tree. The hand of God, pointing downward, is seen over the tree. Above the altar, an eight-pointed star.
B: Four lines of pseudo-Hebrew inscription, between two horizontal lines.
Pierced at the top for suspension.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1511
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1511
Spier, Gems on CBd-1511
http://numismatics.org/collection/0000.999.35847" target="_blank">The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1511

Last modified: 2014-10-27 10:27:23
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CBd-1511. 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/1511 on 23-05-2022.

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