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Magical gem: Two horse-headed (?) animals
CBd-Number:
CBd-2129
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_s. n.
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
s. n.
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 174; Michel, DMG, no. 55.3.a_4
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
24 x 18.5 x 6 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
figures, horse-headed? (2)
A: Two horse-headed(?) animals in profile to right, the one on the right turning its head to left. Both have snake's tails, and wings (?). Around, scattered in the free field, letters and characteres. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2129
Michel, DMG, 55.3.a_4.

Last modified: 2015-06-15 13:32:27
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CBd-2129. 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/2129 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica