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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing animal triads (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2079
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_3856
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
3856
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 105; Michel, DMG, no. 19.4.g_4
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17 x 14.5 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
scarabs (3); bird: falcons (3); uraei (3); animal: crocodiles (3); Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Λαϊλαμ and variants

A: Ouroboros with head at top to right, enclosing triads of animals, from top to bottom: three scarabs, three falcons, three crocodiles, and three uraei, all to right.
B: Inscription in three lines: λαι|λαψ|ηιη →  variant of Λαϊλαμ, vocales.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2079
Michel, DMG, 19.4.g_4.
 

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CBd-2079. 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/2079 on 29-09-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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