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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek inscription (A) Pseudo-script (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-876
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 103, EA 56103
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 103 (EA 56103)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 518; Michel, DMG, no. 28.4.a_15
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
18.5 x 23 x 7.5 mm
Dating:
modern (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Logoi:
αιαναγβα-logos and variants


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A: Ouroboros with a rectangular head, enclosing six lines of inscription: ωναχικη|ζαναψιβα|ζα|βαμαιαζζα|ωωνσεοιλχ||μηνθυσ → variant of αιαναγβααμοραχθισαλαμαζαβαμεαζα">αιαναγβα-logos. Outside the Ouroboros, Greek letters, not transcribable.
B: Four lines of letters, imitation writing, partly upside down.


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-876
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60788&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+518&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx&currentPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-876
Last modified: 2014-10-24 13:48:00
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/876
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-876. 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/876 on 03-10-2022.

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