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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Crab
CBd-Number:
CBd-2502
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX 2572
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX 2572
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2258; Michel, DMG, no. 33.1.b_7
Former Collections:
Ambras (castle)
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
13.5 x 11 (si.O.) x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd half of the 2nd – 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
crab
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Upright oval, both faces slightly convex. Shape 6c. Yellowish, translucent chalcedony. Intact. Set in a modern gold ring with a revolving bezel.

A: Crab seen from above, with a Greek inscription below: αιδηψιωη → unknown voces.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2502
Michel, DMG, 33.1.b_7.
 

Last modified: 2018-11-26 14:36:05
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CBd-2502. 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/2502 on 23-05-2022.

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