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Magical gem: Circle enclosing Greek inscription and characteres (A) Bird (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-878
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 461, EA 56461
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 461 (EA 56461)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 520
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
17 x 21 x 4 mm
Dating:
modern (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; bird, unspecified; moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants


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A: Ouroboros-like circle enclosing a lying crescent at the top, with a character inside, an inscription in two lines: σεσνγεν|βερφαραννγησ → σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης. Three lines of characteres.
B: Bird standing to left on a baseline.


Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-878
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-878

Last modified: 2014-10-24 13:48:24
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CBd-878. 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/878 on 06-02-2023.

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