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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek text
CBd-Number:
CBd-2149
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11932
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11932
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 197; Michel, DMG, no. 28.11_12
Former Collections:
Berlin, Antiquarium
Material:
serpentinite (green)
Dimensions:
20 x 14 x 2.5 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἣλιος
A: Ouroboros, head at top to left, enclosing an inscription in five lines: σηλιεα|καματε|υκηφ?]ιμ?]υδ|αρου[.]ω character|υ[.]ψ?]μ?]γ?]ε?] → “σὺ ἥλιε ἀκάματε....” 'you, Helios, unresting...' (H. Philipp).

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2149
Michel, DMG, 28.11_12.

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CBd-2149. 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/2149 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica