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Magical gem: Gorgoneion and double-headed snake, Greek inscription (A)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2130
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9809
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9809
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 175
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
24 x 20 x 6 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Gorgoneion; snake, double-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales, αεηιουω
A: Double-headed snake, both heads to right. In the centre, a Gorgoneion. Inscription above: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series; below: αρχεντεχθα (see Philipp).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2130

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CBd-2130. 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/2130 on 04-10-2022.

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