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Magical gem in a post-antique gold ring: Lion with stars and crescent (A) dolphin (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1562
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-Fortnum_405 Rome
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Fortnum 405 Rome
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 12.4
Former Collections:
Fortnum Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
21 mm (hoop) x 10.1 mm (bezel)
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
animal: dolphin; animal: lion; moon, crescent; stars (6)
A: Lion in profile, striding to left. Above, lying crescent open to top, and thee stars; below, also three stars.
B: Dolphin, in profile to left.
Mounted in a fifteenth or sixteenth century Italian gold ring (Henig - MacGregor). 

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 119, no. 12.4
Last modified: 2014-10-27 10:35:14
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1562
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CBd-1562. 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/1562 on 21-02-2024.

Image-ID 2916

Credits by Robert L. Wilkins

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