The CBd
Magical(?) gem: Hermanubis with kerykeion and palm-branch
CBd-Number:
CBd-438
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 420, ΕA 56420
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 420 (ΕA 56420)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 59; Michel, DMG, no. 24.3.a_1
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
clothing: mantle; clothing: tunic; Hermanubis; kerykeion; plant: palm branch

A: Animal-headed standing figure (Hermanubis), wearing a tunic and a chlamys. In his right hand a kerykeion, in his left hand a palm branch.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-438
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-438

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CBd-438. 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/438 on 08-12-2019.

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