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Magical(?) gem: Jackal-headed winged figure with scorpions (A) Lambda-shaped notches (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-576
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 119, EA 56119
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 119 (EA 56119)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 178; Michel, DMG, no. 41.6.a_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
31 x 14 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, jackal-headed; scarab, with outstreched wings; star; moon, crescent; weapon: armour

A: Frontal view of a jackal-headed winged figure, head to left, in armour. Two pairs of wings project from below the arms and at the height of the the hips, scorpions held in each hand. In the free field on the left: an eight-pointed star, on the right: a crescent, over the figure: a scarab with outstretched wings.
B: Lambda-shaped notches.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-576
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-576

Last modified: 2019-10-31 21:58:32
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CBd-576. 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/576 on 27-05-2022.

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