The CBd
Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'For the hips' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1048
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 39
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 39
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 124; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_21
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
limonite (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
33 x 22 x 5 mm
Iconography:
clothing: cap; clothing: kilt; clothing: tunic; plant: stalks of grain (3); plant: tree; reaper; shoes: boots; sickle

A: Bowed reaper facing right and cutting three stalks of grain with a sickle in one hand. He is bearded, wearing a kilt, tunic, cap and boots. Behind him, on the left, a tree with leafy branches. Three notches below the base line.
B: Inscription in two lines: σχιoν  → <ἰ>σχίων. 'For the hips'. Below, a character.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1048 

Images
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

Last modified: 2014-10-25 18:00:17
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1048. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1048 on 14-12-2017.

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