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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1469
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26003
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26003
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 290; Michel, DMG, no. 28.2.b_3
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
17 x 12 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀνοχ; Μηνεύς; Τεπιαχ
A: Ouroboros, head at top to right, enclosing inscription in five lines: ιανο|χτεπιλχμ|ηνευσεφο|ρκιζωσο|ωνμ → Ἀνοχ, Τεπιαχ, Μηνεύς, ἐφορκίζω. A tentative reading for σοωνμ based on CBd-1716: σ<ε> ό ὤν.  'I adjure you; ho on' (see Ex. 3,14).
B: Inscription in three lines: αβ|οπτρο|ψαεψι.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1469
Michel, DMG, 28.2.b_3.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1469

Last modified: 2015-01-08 12:45:46
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1469. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1469 on 17-05-2022.

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