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Magical(?) gem: Lion with the head of a bull
CBd-Number:
CBd-4272
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1602
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 23; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 524
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
agate, red to brown
Dimensions:
7.7 x 10 x 1.8 mm
Iconography:
animal: lion; head, of bull

Description: Transverse oval and flat. Brown agate. Chipped on the edge, mounted in a gold setting. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.

A: Lion placing one paw on the head of a bull. 
B: Plain.

Bibliography
SGGII, 113, Pe 23.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 424–425, no. 524

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CBd-4272. 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/4272 on 21-02-2024.

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Credits Photo: Paolo Vitellozzi

Rights © Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria

Notes Side A

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

Rights © Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria

Notes Side A

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