The CBd
Magical gem: A man holding a snake
CBd-Number:
CBd-1519
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_58.2184
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
58.2184
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 352; Delatte–Derchain 1964, no. 383; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 483
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
22 x 19 x 5.5 mm
Iconography:
figure, male; rays (7); scorpion; snake; solar disk

Description: Semi-elliptical shape, black haematite. Surface abraded.

A: Naked male figure standing on a scorpion and holding a snake. On the left: a disk with seven rays.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1519
Delatte–Derchain 1964, no. 383.
Mastrocinque 2014, no. 483.

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1519

Last modified: 2019-10-21 22:04:14
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1519
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CBd-1519. 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/1519 on 05-08-2020.

Image-ID 10543

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A