The CBd
Spier, Gems on CBd-1569
Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, Fortnum 75; said to be from Italy; purchased from Greville J. Chester for Ł5. Cornelian, irregular A4, bottom rough, 13.2 x 11.0 x 4.3. Menorah of unusual form; the middle three arms take the form of cult-standards.
Published: Fortnum, “Engraved Gems”, 363, no. 6; Martin Henig, “A Question of Standards”, Oxford Journal of Archaeology 2 (1983), 109–12.
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