The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Virgin and child
CBd-Number:
CBd-468
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 62
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 62
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 330; Spier, Gems, no. 596; Michel, DMG, no. 31.1_2
Material:
glass, black
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 2 mm
Iconography:
Virgin; Jesus Christ; throne; clothing: garment; cross
Place of discovery:
Syria
Allegedly from Syria (J. Spier)

A: Virgin seated to left, dressed in a long robe, holding the child out in her arms. Over her head, a Greek cross. In front, ΙΣ, behind, ΧΣ, i.e. Ἰ(ησοῦ)ς Χ(ριστό)ς.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-468
Spier, Gems on CBd-468

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide330.JPEG" target="_blank">Image in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-468. 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/468 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by G. Kornbluth

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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 from Bonner, SMA

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