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Magical gem: Ouroboros and voces (A) βακαξιχυχ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2144
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_15177
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
15177
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 191; Michel, DMG, no. 28.7.c_6
Former Collections:
Hamburger, L., Collection
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
22 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
βακαξιχυχ-logos and variants
A: Ouroboros, head at top to left, enclosing inscriptions. In the middle of the circle: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series; around (parallel to the Ouroboros): φνουνοβοηλαβρασαξ → unidentified vox and Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Inscribed in one line: βακαξιχυχ → βακαξιχυχ or variant of βακαξιχυχ-logos.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2144
Michel, DMG, 28.7.c_6.

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CBd-2144. 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/2144 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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