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Magical gem: Female figure standing on dead body (A) Ouroboros enclosing voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-683
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 250, ΕA 56250
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 250 (ΕA 56250)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 297; Michel, DMG, no. 30.6.g_1
Former Collections:
Rollin & Feuardent (auction house, 1867–1953)
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
24 x 29 x 8 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, female; gesture, lying; clothing: tunic; gesture, hand raised to mouth; Ouroboros; clothing: mantle
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Βήλ and variants; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants


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A: Female figure wearing tunic and mantle, standing over a nude figure lying on his back on the ground. The woman raises her right hand to her mouth, left hand resting on her hips, hair tied at the back.
B: Enclosed by an Ouroboros, inscription in three lines: αβλαναθα|αλβαφρευ|βηλβηλ → voces including variant of Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, Βήλ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-683
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-683
Last modified: 2015-08-04 16:10:08
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CBd-683. 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/683 on 03-10-2022.

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