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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-881
ID-Number:
GB-BM_G 110, EA 56110
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 110 (EA 56110)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 522; Michel, DMG, no. 28.13.a_7
Material:
sard (brown)
Dimensions:
25 x 31 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; moon, crescent; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ῥαφαήλ and variants; Ῥαγαυήλ?; Σουριήλ; Οὐριήλ; Γαβριήλ and variants; Μιχαήλ; βιβιου βιβιους; voces, unidentified; Φανιήλ?


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A: Characteres within an Ouroboros, with head to left, including a crescent, open to right, and an eight-pointed star. Outside the Ouroboros, inscription in two lines, beginning at the top and running to right: ραφαηλγαβριηλφνιηλραγαυηλουριηλσουριηλμιχαηλ → Ῥαφαήλ, Γαβριήλ, Φ<α>νιήλ, Ῥαγαυήλ, Οὐριήλ, Σουριήλ, Μιχαήλ.
B: Inscription in seven lines: ιαω|ουδηιθυηθ|υδηηιηλαψειη|λβιβιουβιβιο|υσφησφηκο|υθχζθκηφλο|κθ
→ voces including Ἰάω, βιβιου βιβιους.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-881
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61887&partid=1&searchText=56110&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-881


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CBd-881. 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/881 on 28-09-2022.

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