The CBd
Magical gem: Reaper (A) 'For the hips' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-783
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 46, EA 56046
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 46 (EA 56046)
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 116; Michel, BM, no. 425; Michel, DMG, no. 47.1.a_4
Former Collections:
Sloane, Sir Hans
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20.5 x 31.5 x 5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: cap; clothing: kilt; plant: stalks of grain (6); plant: tree; reaper; sickle; water hose?

A: Reaper bending to right to cut grain with a sickle. He wears a kilt and a cap, upper body nude. Behind him, on the left, a tree with a water hose (?) hung on it.
B: Horizontal inscription: σχιων → <ἰ>σχίων. 'For the hips'.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-783
Michel, BM on CBd-783

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CBd-783. 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/783 on 14-12-2017.

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