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Magical gem: Crescent with five stars
CBd-Number:
CBd-1558
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-BLloan_03
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Bodleian Library loan 03
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 11.21
Former Collections:
Warren, Charles Collection
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
15.8 x 12.3 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
moon, crescent; stars (5)
A: In the center: lying crescent, open to top. Around: five seven- and eight-pointed stars.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 115, no. 11.21

Last modified: 2015-01-08 12:00:29
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CBd-1558. 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/1558 on 21-02-2024.

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