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Magical gem: Crab-like scarab with stars
CBd-Number:
CBd-937
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,119
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,119
References:
Michel, BM, no. 578; Michel, DMG, no. 33.2_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14 x 12 x 12 mm
Dating:
1st c. BC (Michel)
Iconography:
scarab; stars (5)


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A: Scarab from above, surrounded with five eight-pointed stars. The beetle has four pairs of legs, its antennae are crescent-shaped, resembling a crab.
B: High, conical reverse, drilled through, with a modern wire. Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-937
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-937

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CBd-937. 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/937 on 03-10-2022.

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