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Magical(?) gem: Cynocephalus
CBd-Number:
CBd-549
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 280, ΕA 56280
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 280 (ΕA 56280)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 150; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_6
Former Collections:
Hay, R. J.
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15 x 11 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic; solar disk?; moon, full?
A: Ithyphallic cynocephalus standing to left, paws raised in greeting, on the top of the head the full moon or the solar disk.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-549
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-549

 

 

 

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CBd-549. 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/549 on 22-05-2022.

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