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Magical gem in an antique gold mount: Thot standing on a crocodile
CBd-Number:
CBd-2447
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_VII B 322
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
VII B 322
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2202; Michel, DMG, no. 27.4.c_2
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19 x 11 (si.O.) mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
rays (5); clothing: kilt; animal: crocodile; vessel: situla; Thoth?; object, unidentified
Description: Upright oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Dark green jasper with red flecks (heliotrope). Set in an ancient gold mount. 
Purchased in Rome in 1819, through A. Steinbüchel.

A: Ibis-headed figure with five rays, wearing a kilt (Thoth?) standing to left on a crocodile, also to left. The left hand holds a situla, right hand holding an unidentified object (Zwierlein-Diehl: scepter). Around, nine characteres.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2447
Michel, DMG, 27.4.c_2.

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CBd-2447. 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/2447 on 19-05-2022.

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