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Magical gem: Youth wrapped in snake (A) pentagram with characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1730
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_MN024
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
MN024
References:
Michel 2001, no. 116; Michel, DMG, no. 9.2_4
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
31.1 x 27.2 x 4.7 mm
Dating:
18th c. (Michel)
Iconography:
stars (7); figure, wrapped in snake; pentagram
A: Youthful figure (Michel: canopus-figure), standing to right, with long hair, wrapped from shoulders to knees in close folds resembling the coils of a snake. from which water (?) is pouring. Around the egde, to the left and right of the head, seven eight-pointed stars.
B: Pentagram enclosing and surrounded by characteres.

Bibliography

Michel 2001 on CBd-1730
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1730
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CBd-1730. 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/1730 on 27-05-2022.

Image-ID 3847

Credits From Michel 2001

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