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Amulet(?) gem: Holy Rider spearing the evil
CBd-Number:
CBd-807
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,4
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,4
References:
Michel, BM, no. 449; Michel, DMG, no. 44.2.a_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
27 x 18 x 5 mm
Dating:
5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: horse; nimbus; rider spearing the evil; gesture, defensive; figure, female; gesture, lying


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A: Rider on horseback trampling over a figure lying on the ground. The head of the rider is surrounded with a nimbus, he points his spear at the female figure on the ground, nude, with short hair, right arm raised defensively, left arm lowered beside the body.
B: Plain.

 

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-807
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-807

 

Last modified: 2019-11-04 20:22:03
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CBd-807. 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/807 on 19-05-2022.

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