magical gem / intaglio
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Magical gem; intaglio; grey-green soft stone (BritMusLab: Siltstone); oval; double-bevelled edges; engraved on obverse: crocodile-headed figure with human legs to right; before it an anchor; on reverse: a standing lion-headed(?) figure with tail and arms in a pseudo-orant(?) position; inscribed.
- Made in: Mediterranean (eastern Mediterranean)
- Height: 14 millimetres
- Width: 10 millimetres
- Thickness: 4 millimetres
Inscription Positionreverse, around the figure
Inscription Positionbevelled edge
Prehistory and Europe
- 56084 (Egyptian Big Number)
- G84 (Burns Gnostic Gem Number)
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Object reference number: MCB1091
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