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Magical gem in a gold setting: Ouroboros, voces
CBd-Number:
CBd-4246
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15137
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 109
Former Collections:
Andreini, Pier' Andrea
Material:
carnelian, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
16 x 1 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; voces, unidentified

Description: Transverse oval, flat. Orange carnelian. Mounted in a post-antique gold setting with two rings. Previously in the Andreini collection.

A: Ouroboros enclosing a Greek inscription: ζριε → unidentified voces. Greek inscription around the Ouroboros: σεσενγενβαρφαρανγης → variant of σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
SGG II, 77, Fi 109.

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CBd-4246. 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/4246 on 22-05-2024.

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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