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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Ouroboros enclosing Isis (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2434
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX Β 134
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX Β 134
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2191; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.d_5
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
9.6 x 7.5 (si.O.) x 3.2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Isis; clothing (all types); clothing: mantle; stars (3); Ouroboros; scepter, unspecified; crown, double feathers?
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides flat. Shape probably 8. Blue lapis lazuli, chipped at the right edge of side B. Set in a modern gold ring.
Already at the museum in 1806.

A: An Ouroboros enclosing the standing figure of Isis, to right. Left hand holding a snake, right hand holding a scepter. She is wearing a long robe and the double feather crown. Three six-pointed stars to the right of the figure.
B: Greek inscription in four lines: χαρχιλ|λααμεμ|character οισον|νιλλ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2434
Michel, DMG, 30.6.d_5.
 

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CBd-2434. 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/2434 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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