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Magical gem: Good Shepherd (A) Jonah and the whale (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1755
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M077
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M077
References:
Michel 2001, no. 148; Spier, Gems, no. 405; Michel, DMG, no. 31.2_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
22.9 x 20.6 x 4.9 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: whale; clothing: kilt; gesture, kriophoros; Jesus Christ; Jonah; animal: ram; gesture, orant
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: The Good Shepherd, sheep (Michel: dog) rearing up at this side. Inscription around, on the right: εισθ, below: εοσ, on the left: επη → εἷς θεός-acclamation, ΕΠΗ.
B: Jonah emerging from the mouth of the whale, his hands raised in adoration.

Bibliography
Spier, Gems on CBd-1755
Michel 2001 on CBd-1755

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CBd-1755. 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/1755 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3906

Credits From Michel 2001

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