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Magical gem: Ouroboros, characteres, inscription (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2360
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.73
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.73
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 46.1.b_6
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
15 x 12 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros; snake
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; vocales, in pterygoma form
Description: Side A transverse oval, side B upright oval, both sides flats, edges rounded. Shape 8c–9c. Light brown chalcedony. Intact.

A: Ouroboros, with head on the left, to top, enclosing letters and charcteres in two lines (cf. Michel, BM on CBd-873). Between the lines a snake, sliding to left.
B: Vocales in pterygoma form: αεηιουω|εηιουω|ηιουω|ιουω|ουω|υω|ω.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 46.1.b_6, pl. VII, 8.
Faraone 2012, 2-3, fig. 1.2. Appendix no. 45. 
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2360

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CBd-2360. 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/2360 on 23-05-2022.

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