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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-886
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,149
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,149
References:
Michel, BM, no. 527
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
18.5 x 19 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Χερουβίμ


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A: Ouroboros, head to right, enclosing inscription in two lines: ιαω|[.]βρασα[.] → Ἰάω, Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Inscription in one line:
χερουβ → Χερουβ<ίμ>.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-886
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-886
Last modified: 2016-02-05 14:39:11
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/886
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-886. 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/886 on 04-10-2022.

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