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Magical gem: Snake-headed crocodile (A) logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1776
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_Schwartz 29
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
Schwartz 29
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 29; Michel, DMG, no. 34.1.a_4
Material:
amethyst (purple); quartz, rose
Iconography:
scarab, with outstretched double wings; tail, with falcon-head; crown, double; animal: crocodile, snake-headed, falcon-tailed
Logoi:
ιαρβαθα-logos
A: Snake-headed crocodile to left, wearing the double crown of Egypt, tongue extended; tail ending in a falcon-head, also wearing the double crown. Above the crocodile, a scarab with outstretched double wings (Michel: winged frog).
B: Inscription in four lines: ιαρβαθ|αγρ (cut over a λ or an α) αμμ|ηφιβλοχ|λημηω → variant of ιαρβαθα-logos.
Material: amethyst (Michel) / rose quartz (Schwartz).

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1776

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CBd-1776. 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/1776 on 27-05-2022.

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Credits from Schwartz - Schwartz 1979

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