The CBd
Magical gem: Rider spearing evil
CBd-Number:
CBd-3197
ID-Number:
NL-Leiden-RMO_GS-01135
Collection:
NL_Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Inventory:
GS-01135
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 44.2.b_5
Former Collections:
Hague, Royal Coin Cabinet
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
18 x 15 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; figure, female; gesture, lying; rider spearing the evil; weapon: spear

Description: Transverse oval, side A flat. Shape 8. Grayish black jasper, intact.

A: Rider on a rearing horse to left. He is wearing a tunic and mantle (?), head indistinct. He is stabbing a figure lying on the ground, with a spear held in his left hand. The figure has long hair (?), one hand raised. In the free field: two characteres behind the horse.
B: Plain.

Bibliography

Maaskant-Kleibrink 1978, 359, no. 1135.
Michel, DMG, 44.2.b_5.
Rijksmuseum website on CBd-3197

Last modified: 2017-11-21 12:16:02
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/3197
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-3197. 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/3197 on 11-12-2017.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Plaster cast of side A

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