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Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'For the hips', characteres (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-786
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,54
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,54
References:
Michel, BM, no. 428; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_24
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
43 x 20.5 x 5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
reaper; plant: tree; plant: stalks of grain; sickle; clothing: cap; clothing: kilt

A: Bowed reaper facing right and cutting three stalks of grain with a sickle in his right hand, his left hand holding the nearest stalk. He is bearded, wearing a kilt and a conic cap on his head. Behind him a tree.
B: Characteres and inscription in two lines: σχ|ιων → <ἰ>σχίων. 'For the hips'.
C: Characteres and inscription: ν[- - -"]κσχια → Greek text?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-786
 

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CBd-786. 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/786 on 02-10-2022.

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