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Magical gem in post-antique gold ring: Lying mummy with snake, characteres and vox (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2083
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11937
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11937
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 110; Michel, DMG, no. 39.2.a_2
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 2.1 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd and 3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
mummy; snake; clothing: bandage; gesture, lying; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; σεμεσειλαμ and variants

A: Fully-bandaged mummy lying on his back, head to right. A snake is coiled around the mummy, with head behind the mummy's head. Characteres (among them: a crescent) and inscription around: σεμεσιλαμ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ.
B: Inscription in two lines: υιειτχ|αμν → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2083
Michel, DMG, 39.2.a_2.
 

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CBd-2083. 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/2083 on 27-05-2022.

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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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