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Magical gem: Scorpion with crescent and star
CBd-Number:
CBd-1566
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus_1890.271
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
1890.271
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 12.8
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
9.5 x 13.5 x 2.8 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
scorpion; star; moon, crescent
A: Scorpion from above, crawling vertically to top. Between its claws, a lying crescent, open to top, and a seven-pointed star.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 119-20, no. 12.8

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CBd-1566. 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/1566 on 21-02-2024.

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