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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Standing man (A) Characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2488
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_XII 931, 2287
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
XII 931, 2287
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2244; Michel, DMG, no. 55.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Ambras (castle)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21.6 x 16.3 (si.O.) x 2.7 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
figure, male

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Dark gray haematite. Small piece missing at top right, cracked along the middle, much abraded.Set in a modern gold mount with two loopholes at the sides. 
Transferred from the Ambras collection in 1880.

 


A: Nude standing figure, head and feet to right, hands tightly against the body.
B: Three characteres: a circle between two double notches.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2488
Michel, DMG, 55.1.a_2.

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CBd-2488. 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/2488 on 22-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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