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Magical gem: Scarab enclosed in Ouroboros (A) αρωριφρασις (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-500
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,117
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,117
References:
Michel, BM, no. 100; Michel, DMG, no. 50.1.b_4
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
scarab, with outstreched wings; Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
αρρωριφρασις and variants

A: Ouroboros enclosing scarab with outstreched wings.
B: Inscribed in three lines:  αρωρ|ιφρα|σισ → variant of αρρωριφρασις.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-500
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-500

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CBd-500. 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/500 on 23-05-2022.

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