The CBd
Magical gem: Youth standing on stele (A) christogram (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1112
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1395
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1395
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 154; Michel, DMG, no. 55.1.a_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
christogram; figure, male; gesture, arms tied; gesture, lying; moon, crescent?; solar disk?; stele

A: Nude youth standing nude, to right, with hands bound together in front, atop a gabled stele lying on its side. Behind him: a vertical line of characteres. On the stele: meaningless combination of Greek letters, and the signs of sun and moon - cryptography?
B: Christogram.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1112
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1112

Last modified: 2014-10-25 18:26:48
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1112. 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/1112 on 20-08-2019.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1395)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1395)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1395)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1395)

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Credits From Bonner, SMA

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