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Magical gem: Greek inscription and two Ouroboroi (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-863
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 167, EA 56167
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 167 (EA 56167)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 505
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 23 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays; Ouroboroi (2); concentric motifs
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀνοχ; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants; Λαϊλαμ and variants; Σερφουθ Μουι Σρω; σουμαρτα and variants
A: In the middle of the gem two concentric circles (Ouroboroi), with rays on the left and the right side. Inside, inscription in six lines: χουθυ|λαιλαμ|θαλθαλ|ψυθαλθο|ροσιο||ιω → voces including Λαϊλαμ. Outside, on the left: πυροσοχ[- - -]|κρηφο|συμαρτα|αρφου|ουθερ||φουθ. Outside, on the right: ανοχ|μουι|ωρω|υαλαλ  voces including variant of σουμαρτα, Ἀνοχ, variant of Σερφουθ Μουι Σρω. Under the Ouroboroi: λυσοιθιδαβυθω[- -] συπινειψια → unidentified voces.
B: Characteres.
C: αβλανα[- -]ινα[- -]αν → variant of Ἀβλαναθαναλβα.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-863
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-863
Last modified: 2015-08-04 16:27:20
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/863
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CBd-863. 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/863 on 04-10-2022.

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