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Magical gem: Characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-861
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 177, EA 56177
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 177 (EA 56177)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 503
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
topaz (yellow)
Dimensions:
14 x 19 x 8 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales; Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί and variants; vocales, αεηιουω; vocales, in pterygoma form


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A: Enclosed within an Ouroboros-like oval, characteres arranged in a vertical column. Around the oval, nine small circles and an S-shaped sign.
B: Inscription in seven lines: αμαρυσμηριαεηιουω
|ροδυσναβαρεεηιουω|ναβαρνεηιουω|εραθρλυαιουω|ζαγεσοφιουω||
ορθροχορσευω|αχαημαρεω → voces including the Greek vowel series according to the concept of pterygoma form, variant of Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-861
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=62771&partid=1&searchText=56177&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-861
Last modified: 2017-06-06 21:44:51
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/861
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-861. 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/861 on 04-10-2022.

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