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Magical gem: Crocodile with roosters
CBd-Number:
CBd-1532
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35713
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35713
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 381; Schwartz–Schwartz, 36
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
onyx (banded)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 4 mm
Dating:
post-antique? (Schwartz)
Iconography:
animal: crocodile; head, unidentified; bird: cocks (2); vessel: amphora; head, of bull; figure, unidentified
A: Crocodile, head to left, with mouth open. On its back, a broad face with long hair (Bonner: Hathor?), the head topped with an amphora. On each side of the amphora, a cock facing inwards. Under the bird on the right, above the crocodile's tail, the head of an ox. On the left, in front of the crocodile, unidentified object or figure (Bonner: a symbol intended to represent a disk between horns, or a bud; Schwartz: man fleeing from crocodile). Letters and characteres in the free field: above the scene: οπ*Character*β, below the unidentified figure: ιβ.
B: Plain.
Perhaps post-antique (Schwartz).

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1532
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1532
http://numismatics.org/collection/0000.999.35713" target="_blank">The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1532


Last modified: 2015-02-13 14:57:03
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CBd-1532. 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/1532 on 30-09-2022.

Image-ID 3419

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Image-ID 3420

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Notes AD_008642

Image-ID 3421

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © New York, American Numismatic Society

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Image-ID 3164

Credits From Bonner, SMA

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