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Magical gem: Crocodile on altar with falcon
CBd-Number:
CBd-1659
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M042
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M042
References:
Michel 2001, no. 22; Michel, DMG, no. 34.2_1
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 3,4 mm
Dating:
2nd - 3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
altar; animal: crocodile; bird: falcon; crown, double; moon, crescent; stars (3); gesture, protective
A: Crocodile standing to left on a high altar, with a falcon on its back. The falcon, also to left, wears the double crown of Egypt, its wings spread in a protective gesture. Above the head of the crocodile a crescent, open to top, in the free field three eight-pointed stars.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1659
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CBd-1659. 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/1659 on 02-10-2022.

Image-ID 3020

Credits From Michel 2001

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