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Magical gem: Reaper (A) inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2874
ID-Number:
DE-Bonn-AKM-Slg Müller_04
Collection:
DE_Bonn, Akademisches Kunstmuseum
Inventory:
Slg Müller_04
Former Collections:
Müller, Klaus J. (Bonn)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
26.3 x (19.3) x 3.7 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd – first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
clothing: cap; plant: stalks of grain; plant: tree; reaper; sickle; Ouroboros

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Haematite. Several parts broken off and missing, damaging both sides.

A: Ouroboros with head at top to right, enclosing a bowed reaper, facing right and cutting two stalks of grain with a sickle in his right hand, his left hand holding the nearest stalk. He is bearded, wearing a conic cap on his head. Behind him, a tree.
B: Inscription in three lines: νννν|σχιων|ζζζ → letters or characteres, <ἰ>σχίων. 'For the hips'.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Siegel und Abdruck, 97, no. 118.
Zwierlein-Diehl 2007, 225, fig. 796.
 

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CBd-2874. 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/2874 on 01-12-2022.

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Credits Zwierlein-Diehl, Siegel und Abdruck, fig. 107a

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Notes Side A

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Credits Zwierlein-Diehl, Siegel und Abdruck, fig. 107b

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