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Magical(?) gem: Animal-headed figures
CBd-Number:
CBd-164
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Corpus Christi_C 11
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Lewis Collection
Inventory:
C 11
References:
Henig, Lewis, no. 250; Michel, DMG, no. 26.1.d_1
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
13 x 11 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
gesture, ithyphallic; vessel: situla; sistrum; figures, with indistinct animal head (2)
A: Two animal-headed figures (donkey or jackal?) in profile to left: the one on the left holds a sistrum in one hand and a situla in the other (Anubis?), the other rests his raised paw upon the shoulder of the latter. Both figures are ithyphallic.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Henig 1975, 60, no. 250.
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CBd-164. 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/164 on 27-05-2022.

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