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Magical gem in modern metal mount: Crab with star
CBd-Number:
CBd-1559
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1890.281
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1890.281
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 12.1
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
14 x 17.8 x 9 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC–1st c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
crab; star
A: Crab from above, crawling to top, with a five-pointed star between its claws.
B: Plain.
Set in a post-antique metal mount.

Henig - MacGregor 2004, 119, no. 12.1

Last modified: 2015-01-08 12:46:46
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CBd-1559. 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/1559 on 21-02-2024.

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