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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing uterus (A) voces, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1699
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M250
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M250
References:
Michel 2001, no. 80
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 16.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
post-antique (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Ouroboros, with head at top to left, enclosing a sphere-like uterus-symbol upside down, with a key above it (?).
B: Inscribed in two lines: αιωσ|σαβαω → voces including variant of Ἰάω, Σαβαώ, with two characteres in between the two lines.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1699
 

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CBd-1699. 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/1699 on 13-08-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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