The CBd
Magical gem: Youth wrapped in snake
CBd-Number:
CBd-469
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 53
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 53
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 221; Michel, DMG, no. 9.2_2
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 15 x 4 mm
Iconography:
clothing: headcloth; figure, wrapped in snake; star

A: Youthful figure, standing to left, wearing headcloth, and wrapped from shoulders to knees in close folds resembling the coils of a snake. Characteres along the margin on the left and right, and a six-pointed star.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-469

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

Last modified: 2014-09-16 13:47:20
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/469
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-469. 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/469 on 14-12-2017.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by G. Kornbluth

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

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