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Magical(?) gem: Animal-headed figure with kerykeion and palm-branch
CBd-Number:
CBd-439
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 31, ΕA 56031
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 31 (ΕA 56031)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 60; Michel, DMG, no. 24.3.a_2
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
14 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
kerykeion; plant: palm branch; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; Hermanubis

A: Standing figure with animal-head (Hermanubis), wearing a tunic and a chlamys. In his right hand a kerykeion, in his left hand a palm branch.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-439
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-439

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CBd-439. 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/439 on 23-05-2022.

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