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Magical gem: Osiris enclosed by the Ouroboros (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-389
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,128
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,128
References:
Michel, BM, no. 10; Michel, DMG, no. 39.2.c_3
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
23 x 17 x 9.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Osiris; Ouroboros; clothing: bandage

A: Ouroboros enclosing a mummified figure (Osiris?), to front. On the left: characteres or letters.
B: Characteres in three lines.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-389
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-389

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CBd-389. 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/389 on 29-09-2022.

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