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Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'For the hips' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-787
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,53
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,53
References:
Michel, BM, no. 429; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_6
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
26.5 x 16.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: cap; clothing: kilt; plant: stalks of grain; plant: tree; reaper; sickle


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A: Reaper with bent back, cutting grain with a sickle. He wears a kilt and a cap, upper body nude. Behind him, on the left, a tree.
B: Inscription in two lines: σχι|ων → <ἰ>σχίων. 'For the hips'.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-787
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-787

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CBd-787. 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/787 on 22-05-2022.

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