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Magical gem: Reaper (A) characteres and inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1955
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_21
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
21
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 21; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_22
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
29 x 10.8 x 3.4 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd–first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
plant: stalks of grain (3); reaper; sickle; clothing: cap

A: Fragment of a reaper-scene: the head of the reaper facing right and cutting three stalks of grain, his left hand and a sickle remain. He is bearded and wearing a cap. One stalk already cut.
B: Only two characteres and three letters of each line preserved: σχ[ι]|ω[ν] → <ἰ>σχ[ί]ω[ν]. 'For the hips'.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1955

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CBd-1955. 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/1955 on 23-05-2022.

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