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Amulet(?) gem: Orant figure (A) star (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-461
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26132
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26132
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 337; Spier, Gems, no. 620; Michel, DMG, no. 20.1_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
38 x 11 x 3 mm
Iconography:
arch; column; cross; gesture, orant; plant: palm branch; saint; star; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic

A: Fragment. Saint standing to front in an arch formed by short twisted columns and stylized palm branches, hands raised as in prayer, wearing tunic and mantle. Cross with a tall upright in the lower field.
B: Nothing left of inscription. Below: a star.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-461
Spier, Gems on CBd-461
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-461

Images
A: See the photography by G. Kornbluth
B: See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)

Last modified: 2019-10-31 21:40:55
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/461
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-461. 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/461 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits By G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits By G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits By G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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