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Amulet gem: Standing figure with nimbus
CBd-Number:
CBd-1788
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35854
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35854
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 52; Spier, Gems, no. 704; Michel, DMG, no. 2.3_3
Former Collections:
Newell, Edward T. Collection
Material:
glass (all colours)
Dimensions:
21.1 x 18.9 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
gesture, orant; nimbus; crosses (2); figure, male; clothing, unspecified; animal: quadrupeds, unspecified (2)
A: Draped figure standing to front, hands raised in prayer, head encircled with a nimbus (Spier: Saint Menas?, Schwartz: Daniel?). On either side: a cross, and an animal below (Spier: camels?, Schwartz: lions?)
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1788
Spier, Gems on CBd-1788
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1788


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CBd-1788. 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/1788 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits from Schwartz - Schwartz 1979

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