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Fragment of a faience relief: Ouroboros enclosing animals
CBd-Number:
CBd-556
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 290, EA 56290
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 290 (EA 56290)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 158
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
faience (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
22 x 62 x 12 mm
Dating:
1st–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
animal: hippopotamus; turtle; Ouroboros; scorpions (2); animal: crocodile; animal: jackal; animal: lion; uraei (2)
A: Ouroboros enclosing animals (from left to right): turtle, uraeus, hippopotamus, two scorpions, two snakes, crocodile, jackal, lion and uraeus.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-556
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-556
Last modified: 2014-09-18 11:36:10
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CBd-556. 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/556 on 30-09-2022.

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