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Amulet(?) gem: Artemis of Ephesus (A) Artemis of Sardis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-472
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 509, EA 56509
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 509 (EA 56509)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 72
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
obsidian (black)
Dimensions:
27 x 21 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Artemis of Ephesus; clothing: garment; clothing: veil; star; plant: stalk of grain; plant: stalk of poppy; animal: stags (2); moons, crescent (2); modius; bucranion; Artemis of Sardis; crown, unspecified

A. The goddess Artemis, to front, in a long robe, with veil and crown on her head, upper arms beside the body, forearms stretched out. On the left: a six-pointed star, on the right: a lying crescent; under both arms: four-footed animals (stags).
B: The cult statue of Artemis of Sardis, to front, with modius on the head. At the top, on the left: a bull's skull, on the right: a wreath. At the bottom, on the left: stalk of wheat, on the right: stalk of poppy.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-472
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-472

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CBd-472. 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/472 on 04-10-2022.

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