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Magical gem: εἷς θεός-gem? (A-B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-161
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 514, EA 56514
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 514 (EA 56514)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 334; Michel, DMG, no. 46.2_2
Former Collections:
Franks, Sir Augustus Wollaston
Material:
chalcedony, blue to black
Dimensions:
15 x 18 x 7 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
ονουφρης; Ἰάω, variants

A: Ouroboros with seven rays. Inside, inscription in two lines: εισ | ζζζ. Perhaps: εἷς Ζεύς. (S. Michel)
B: Inscription in two lines: ονουφρηε|ιαζψωθι → Perhaps: Oνοφρης Ἰάω σωτήρ ? (S. Michel). 'Onophres, Iao, the saviour.'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-161
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-161

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CBd-161. 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/161 on 23-05-2022.

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