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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-2143
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_19564
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
19564
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 190; Michel, DMG, no. 28.4.a_5
Former Collections:
Althaus, C.
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
14 x 11.2 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd and 3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; rays (9); nimbus
Logoi:
αιαναγβα-logos and variants
A: Ouroboros, with head at top, to left, crowned with a nimbus and rays, enclosing a Greek inscription in four lines: αυαναχι|ιηιζαναψε|ιθλξαβαμ|ααζζα → variant of αιαναγβα-logos.

Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2143
Michel, DMG, 28.4.a_5.

Last modified: 2015-06-20 13:44:58
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CBd-2143. 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/2143 on 03-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica