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Amulet(?) gem: Gryllos
CBd-Number:
CBd-726
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,116
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,116
References:
Michel, BM, no. 349
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
16 x 12.2 x 3.8 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
gryllos; kerykeion

A: Gryllos striding in profile, to left. The creature's body is constituted by cock’s legs, a horse’s head and a bearded mask, on the back of the animal, a kerykeion.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-726
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-726

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CBd-726. 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/726 on 04-10-2022.

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