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Magical gem in a gold setting: Ouroboros, scorpions, bear's head, bird, star, crescent
CBd-Number:
CBd-4233
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15138
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 96
Former Collections:
Buonarotti, Filippo (1731–1837)
Material:
agate, brown and white
Dimensions:
37 x 27 x 8.9 mm
Dating:
Post-antique
Iconography:
moon, crescent; Ouroboros; star; scorpions (2); bird, unspecified; head, of bear

Description: Transverse oval, flat. Brown and white banded agate. Mounted in a gold setting with two rings. Renaissance or 17th century work. Previously in the Buonarroti museum.

A: Ouroboros enclosing two scorpions and a bear's head in the middle, a bird on the left and star with a crescent on the right.
B: No information.

Bibliography
SGG II, 71, Fi 96.

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CBd-4233. 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/4233 on 19-06-2024.

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