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Drawing of a magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing a human-headed scarab
CBd-Number:
CBd-2851
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_XXIV 98
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_XXIV 98
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. XXIV 98; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 220, no. 126.
Former Collections:
Pignoria, Lorenzo (Laurentius Pignorius, Padova 1571–1631)
Iconography:
scarab, human-headed; rays (8); Ouroboros; snake
A: Ouroboros with head at top to right, enclosing a human-headed scarab with two arms and crowned with eight rays, to front.
B: Insufficient information.

For a gem in the British Museum that may have been designed after this piece, see CBd-994.

Bibliography
Chifetius–Macarius, Abraxas, XXIV 98
SGG I, no. 126 (with earlier literature)

Last modified: 2017-09-25 09:10:00
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CBd-2851. 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/2851 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 8755

Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas