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Gem: Mummy-like nude figure with peacocks and palm branch
CBd-Number:
CBd-999
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 304, EA 56304
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 304 (EA 56304)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 640
Material:
agate, red to brown
Dimensions:
16 x 11 x 5.5 mm
Dating:
18th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
plant: palm branch; base; bird: peacocks (2); crown, unspecified; gesture, arms crossed; figure, unidentified


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A: Mummy-like figure standing to front on a small base, arms crossed in front of the chest. Seemingly nude, bandage not indicated. Head with long hair, crowned. On both sides, beside the head: a peacock, facing the figure; at bottom right, a palm branch.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-999
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61771&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+640&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-999


 

Last modified: 2014-11-12 13:44:33
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/999
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CBd-999. 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/999 on 04-10-2022.

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