The CBd
Magical gem mounted in a modern gold ring: Griffin
CBd-Number:
CBd-2804
ID-Number:
US-Boston, MFA_18.511
Collection:
US_Boston, Museum of Fine Arts
Inventory:
18.511
Material:
carnelian, red to brown
Dimensions:
length: 11 mm
Iconography:
figure, unidentified; gesture, lying; griffin; moon, crescent; star; wheel

A: Griffin standing to left (over a lying figure?), one forepaw resting on a wheel. Above the griffin’s tail a six-pointed star, above the wings a lying crescent. The gem is set in a post-antique gold ring.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston website on CBd-2804

Last modified: 2017-04-15 17:55:16
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2804
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2804. 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/2804 on 24-11-2020.

Image-ID 8698

Credits Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Rights Photograph © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston