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Magical(?) gem: Cynocephalus
CBd-Number:
CBd-552
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 73, ΕA 56073
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 73 (ΕA 56073)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 153; Michel, DMG, no. 42.1.a_9
Former Collections:
Hamilton Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
11 x 8 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: cynocephalus; gesture, greeting; gesture, ithyphallic; moon, crescent; moon, full?

A: Ithyphallic baboon in profile, standing on tiptoes, to left. Tail hanging down straight, both arms raised in greeting, head crowned with disk (full moon with crescent or sun disk?).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-552
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-552

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CBd-552. 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/552 on 29-09-2022.

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