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Amulet(?) gem: Menorah
CBd-Number:
CBd-1569
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-Fortnum _75
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
Fortnum 75
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 14.26; Spier, Gems, no. 950
Former Collections:
Fortnum Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
13 x 10.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd century AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconography:
menorah; crosses
A: Seven-branched candlestick (menorah), with the three inner branches formed as standards with crosses on medallions. The branches are topped with oil lamps.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 132, no. 14.26
Spier, Gems on CBd-1569

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CBd-1569. 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/1569 on 22-06-2024.

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