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Magical gem: Saint on crocodile, with fish
CBd-Number:
CBd-827
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 269, EA 56269
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 269 (EA 56269)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 52; Michel, BM, no. 469; Michel, DMG, no. 20.1_5
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
agate (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
14 x 12 x 5 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
saint; fish; animal: crocodile; clothing, unspecified; nimbus


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A: Figure to front, wearing a long robe and nimbus around the head, standing on the back of a crocodile, head to right. The figure raises his left arm, bent in elbow, right arm is also raised and holds up a large fish.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-827
Bonner 1951 on CBd-827
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-827
Last modified: 2014-10-08 16:16:40
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/827
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-827. 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/827 on 17-05-2022.

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Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

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