The CBd
 
 
Magical(?) gem: Cynocephalus
CBd-Number:
CBd-2104
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_12382
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
12382
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 149; Michel, DMG, no. 36.5_2
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 3 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; snake; gesture, greeting
A: Plain.
B: Draped cynocephalus standing to left, with paws raised in greeting. Below, a snake.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2104
Michel, DMG, 36.5_2.

Images
Cast of CBd-212 obverse  in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
Last modified: 2015-06-18 14:08:05
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2104
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2104. 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/2104 on 28-09-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

Rights © Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum

Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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