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Magical gem: Boat with animal protomes
CBd-Number:
CBd-837
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 303, EA 56303
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 303 (EA 56303)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 479
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
16 x 12.5 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
boat; protomes of animals (2); concentric motifs


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A: Boat represented in a combination of side and top view, with animal protomes at the bow and the stern. At the top: animal-head in profile to right, with a long neck, placed in a heart-shaped, net-like frame. At the bottom: above a similar, net-like structure, animal-head in profile to left, also long-necked, with mane.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-837
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-837
Last modified: 2014-10-08 16:39:50
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/837
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-837. 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/837 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits From Michel, BM

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