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Magical gem in modern gold mount: Rider spearing evil
CBd-Number:
CBd-238
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Sasson_J004
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex-Sasson_J004
Former Collections:
Int_Art Market (Sasson Ancient Art, Jerusalem)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
2.7 x 2.5 cm (including mount)
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Sasson Ancient Art)
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; figure, female; gesture, defensive; gesture, lying; rider spearing the evil; shoes: boots; weapon: spear

A: Rider on a rearing horse to right, wearing tunic, mantle and boots, and spearing a woman lying on the ground, hands raised in a defensive gesture.
B: Inscribed in three lines: σφρα|γισθ|εου → σφραγὶς θεοῦ. 'Seal of God'.

Bibliography
Unpublished. 
CBd-238 at Sasson Ancient Art

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Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/238
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CBd-238. 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/238 on 13-12-2017.

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