The CBd
Spier, Gems on CBd-830
London, British Museum, M&LA G318 (EA 56318); purchased from Greville J. Chester (1876); said to be from Tartus, Syria. Cornelian, F1, broken, 16.4 x 12.3 (as preserved) x 4.6. Menorah, palm branch (lulav) in kantharos to right.
Published: Goodenough, Jewish Symbols, vol. 2, 221, fig. 1033; Smith, “Old Testament Motifs”, 191, fig. 4; Hachlili, Menorah, 346, no. IS16.23; BMC Magical Gems, no. 472.
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