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Magical pendant: Horned figures, quadrupeds, scorpion
CBd-Number:
CBd-946
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 203, EA 56203
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 203 (EA 56203)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 587
Former Collections:
Hertz Collection
Material:
prase (green)
Dimensions:
40.5 x 18 x 16 mm
Dating:
4th–6th c. AD? (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: quadruped, unspecified; scorpion; base; clothing, unspecified; figure, horned; figures, horned (2); scepter, unspecified
A: Winged figure with horns, wearing a long robe, head in profile to left. Right hand holding a staff diagonally in front of the body, left hand lowered. The figure stands upon a tall base (perhaps a boat?), surrounded with imitation writing.
First narrow side: horned figure wearing a long robe, in profile to left. Right hand raised high and holding a short staff, left hand lowered beside the body.
B: Two horned figures wearing long robes, feet turning inside, heads to left. Below, a quadruped, in profile to left. Scene framed by untransliterated letters.
Second narrow side: quadruped in profile to right (top), scorpion also to right (bottom).

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-946
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-946
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-946. 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/946 on 04-10-2022.

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