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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Helios and animal-heads, Greek inscription (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1753
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_MN110
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
MN110
References:
Michel 2001, no. 146; Michel, DMG, no. 55.2.e_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21.1 x 27 x 3.7 mm
Dating:
post-antique? (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; head, of lion; head, of bull; head, of horse; animal: crocodile; Helios; rays (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
Μιχαήλ; Σουριήλ; Ῥαφαήλ and variants


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A: Ouroboros, with head at bottom to left, enclosing, clockwise from the top: the head of a lion, the head of a bull, the head of a horse, the bust of Helios with rays, and a crocodile. Inscribed on the left in four lines: διξον|ητην|κλεπ|τραν, on the right in three lines: ητον|κλε|πτην → Greek text?

B: Inscription in six lines: μειχαηλ|εισρληλ|ραφαηλ|σουριηλ|βαλιχρα||φαηλδωμ → voces including Μιχαήλ; Ῥαφαήλ; Σουριήλ.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1753

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CBd-1753. 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/1753 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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