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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-875
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 329, EA 56329
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 329 (EA 56329)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 517; Michel, DMG, no. 28.4.a_14
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
20 x 22 x 4 mm
Dating:
modern (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Logoi:
αιαναγβα-logos and variants


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A: Ouroboros, with head to left, enclosing an inscription in two lines in mirror writing: ιεκαε|ειαζχ.
B: Inscription in four lines: αιαναγβα|αμοραχθει|σαλαμαξα|βαμεα; below, on the edge: ζα → αιαναγβααμοραχθισαλαμαζαβαμεαζα">αιαναγβα-logos.


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-875
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=59929&partid=1&searchText=56329&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-875
Last modified: 2014-10-24 13:47:39
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/875
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-875. 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/875 on 28-09-2022.

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