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Magical pendant: Figure in front of altar, crescent, stars (A) enthroned figure, branch (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-956
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 585, WAA 102877
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 585 (WAA 102877)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 597
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
19 x 17 x 12 mm
Dating:
5th–6th c. AD? (Michel)
Iconography:
figures, male (2); plant: branches; altar?; throne; stars (2); moon, crescent; bird, unspecified; birds (2)
Drilled through lengthwise two times.
A: Figure standing to right in a long robe, both arms stretched out to right, right hand holding a branch, left hand holding a bird. In front of the figure, an altar or table. Behind, a large branch.
First narrow side: A crescent, open to bottom, and two seven-pointed stars.
B: Figure sitting upon a throne, to right, in a long robe, both arms stretched out to right, right hand holding a branch, left hand holding a bird. Behind, the figure, a large branch.
Second narrow side: Branch.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-956
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-956
Last modified: 2015-01-13 13:50:55
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/956
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-956. 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/956 on 13-08-2022.

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