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Amulet(?) gem: Scorpion and crab
CBd-Number:
CBd-2249
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_126311
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
126311
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 27
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
10.8 x 9 x 2 mm
Iconography:
scorpion; crab
Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, both faces flat. Without damage.
A: Scorpion and crab from above, facing each other.
B: Plain.

(Description: Chiara Ciampi – CBd. Alterations from A. Mastrocinque in SGG are based on close observation of the gem by Chiara Ciampi and Á. M. Nagy, 2015-2016).

Bibliography
SGG II, 140, Ro 27.

Last modified: 2016-02-01 12:36:31
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CBd-2249. 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/2249 on 24-07-2024.

Image-ID 5592

Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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