The CBd
Amulet (?) gem: Eagle with wreath
CBd-Number:
CBd-3086
ID-Number:
US_Cambridge, Harvard_2012.1.151
Collection:
US_Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums
Inventory:
2012.1.151 (=TL38193.9)
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 1.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Cambridge, Harvard University, Department of the Classics, Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection; Hamburg, Sossidi Collection; Int_Art Market (Sotheby's, New York)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
height: 19 mm
Iconography:
bird: eagle; moon, crescent; stars (3); wreath

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Red jasper. Intact.

A: Eagle standing on a mountain, head turned back to right, holding a wreath in its beak. In the free field, a crescent open to top and three eight-pointed stars. A variant of the mount Argaeus image?
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 1.1.a_3.
The Harvard Art Museums database on CBd-3086 

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CBd-3086. 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/3086 on 12-12-2017.

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