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Magical gem: Rayed head with a wreath of grain stalks and stars
CBd-Number:
CBd-978
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 441, EA 56441
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 441 (EA 56441)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 619
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
19 x 7 mm
Dating:
17th–18th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays; concentric motifs; wreath; stars (14)


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A: Two concentric circles enclosing fourteen six-pointed stars and a wreath of grain stalks (outer circle), and a head, to front, surrounded with rays and snake-like lines (inner circle).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-978
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=62045&partid=1&searchText=56441&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-978
Last modified: 2015-01-08 14:40:04
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/978
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-978. 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/978 on 04-10-2022.

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Credits Photo: Christopher A. Faraone

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