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Magical gem: Lion with crescent and star
CBd-Number:
CBd-1563
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1890.270
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1890.270
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 12.5
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
12.3 x 15.5 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
animal: lion; moon, crescent; star
A: Lion standing in profile to left. Above, a lying crescent, open to top. Below, an eight-pointed star.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 119, no. 12.5
Last modified: 2014-10-27 10:35:38
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CBd-1563. 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/1563 on 21-02-2024.

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