The CBd
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Magical gem in a post-antique gold ring: Falcon, Chnoubis, ibis
CBd-Number:
CBd-2918
ID-Number:
GB_London, V&A_M.232-1975
Collection:
GB_London, Victoria and Albert Museum
Inventory:
M.232-1975
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
stone: 14 x 11 mm; ring: 2.3 cm (height), 2.2 cm (width), 1.4 cm (depth)
Dating:
ring: 18th century (V&A)
Iconography:
bird: falcon; bird: ibis; Chnoubis, lion-headed; crown, double

Description: Transverse oval, surface flat. Shape 8. Green jasper. Intact. Set in a post-antique gold and enamelled ring.

A: On the left, a falcon standing in profile to right, head crowned with the double crown of Egypt and a solar disk. Beside the falcon, also in profile to right, a lion-headed serpent with a thick mane and a beard (Chnoubis). Facing them on the right, standing in profile to left, an ibis.
B: Hidden.
Post-antique?

Bibliography
CBd-2918 on the V&A Museum website

Last modified: 2017-08-08 16:24:31
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2918
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2918. 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/2918 on 14-11-2019.

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