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Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'For the hips' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2368
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.81
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.81
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_16
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 10 mm
Iconography:
reaper; plant: stalks of grain (3); plant: tree; clothing: cap

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Haematite. Fragmentary; only the upper third of the gem is preserved, the rest broken off and missing.

A: Reaper bending to right to cut grain, wearing a cap. Three stalks of grain visible. Behind him, on the left, a tree with leafy branches.
B: Inscription: cχιω → variant of the vox <ἰ>σχίω<ν>. 'For the hips'.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 47.1.a_16.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2368

 

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CBd-2368. 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/2368 on 23-05-2022.

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