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Amulet(?) gem: Menorah, palm branch in vessel
CBd-Number:
CBd-830
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 318, EA 56318
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 318 (EA 56318)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 472; Spier, Gems, no. 941
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
menorah; vessel, unspecified; plant: palm branch


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A: Broken. Seven-branched lampstand (menorah), with burning candles. On the left, a high-footed vessel (kantharos?), with a palm branch stuck in its lip.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-830
Berger 2005, 95, F 15, 94, fig. 30.
Spier, Gems on CBd-830
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61162&partid=1&searchText=56318&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-830

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CBd-830. 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/830 on 04-10-2022.

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