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Magical(?) gem: Two long-tailed figures
CBd-Number:
CBd-838
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 342, EA 56542
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 342 (EA 56542)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 480
Former Collections:
Meyrick, A. W. H.
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
23 x 15 x 5 mm
Dating:
5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figures, unidentified (2); gesture, greeting


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A: Two long-tailed figures in profile to left, the first raises both arms, the right arm of the second one is lowered beside the body, left arm raised. Head complete with notches for profile or horns?
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-838
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-838

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CBd-838. 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/838 on 25-04-2024.

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