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Magical gem: Reaper cutting six stalks of grain (A) 'for the hips' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-465
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 40
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 40
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 115; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_1
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 3 mm
Iconography:
clothing: cap; clothing: kilt; reaper; sickle; plant: tree; plant: stalks of grain (6)

A: Reaper wearing high cap and kilt, stooping to right to cut six stalks of grain with a long-handled sickle. Two stubbles. Behind him: tree with branch arching over his back.
B: σχιων → <ἰ>σχίων, 'for the hips'.

 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-465

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
([#In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide115.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/115rev.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

 

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CBd-465. 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/465 on 30-11-2022.

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