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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing a bust, characteres and Greek text
CBd-Number:
CBd-1714
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M025
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M025
References:
Michel 2001, no. 99; Michel, DMG, no. 28.5_1
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
34 x 30 x 1 mm
Dating:
post-antique? (Michel)
Iconography:
bust; Ouroboros, lion-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
Logoi:
νυχευα βολβαχ-logos and variants
A: Lion-headed Ouroboros, with head at top to left, enclosing two lines of inscription: ιαω|παντωνδεσποτησ → Ἰάω πάντων δεσπότης 'Lord of all', with a bust in profile to left, characteres and the inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω, below them. Inscription around the edge, outside the Ouroboros, beginning above the snake's head:  νυχευαβολβαχοιοαηιουευεαηουαηθβαμκεραταγασ νυχευαβολβαχοιοαηιουευεαηουαηθβαμκεραταγας">νυχευα βολβαχ-logos.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1714
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CBd-1714. 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/1714 on 03-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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