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Magical gem: Ouroboros, voces (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2328
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_80.AN.57
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
80.AN.57
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 28.2.b_7
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
16 x 12 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros; rays (8)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Description: Transverse oval, very slightly convex. Orange carnelian. Intact save for a small chip along the edge.

A: Ouroboros, with eight rays around the head, enclosing an inscription in five lines: ωναχβιa|ζαναψιβαζα|βαμαιαζζαω|ωνσεπιαχ|μηνευσ. → unidentified voces. On either side of the snake’s head: Z-signs.
B: Inscription in six lines: εανωχιαα|βιησανασαμα|ζαβαμααιζα|ιααωναχα|σαμασαβαμα||χιζα. → unidentified voces.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 28.2.b_7.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2328



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CBd-2328. 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/2328 on 17-05-2022.

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