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Magical(?) gem: Lion with the head of a bull
CBd-Number:
CBd-4270
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1567
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 21; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 522
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
11.1 x 13.3 x 3.3 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; star; moon, crescent; head, of bull

Description: Side A transverse oval and flat. Red jasper. Small piece broken off on the left side. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.

A: Lion placing the left paw on the head of a bull. Above: a crescent. Below the belly of the lion: a six-pointed star.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
SGGII, 112, Pe 21.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 423, no. 522

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CBd-4270. 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/4270 on 21-02-2024.

Image-ID 12170

Credits Photo: Paolo Vitellozzi

Rights © Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria

Notes Side A

Image-ID 12102

Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria

Notes Side A

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