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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-887
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 495, EA 56495
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 495 (EA 56495)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 528; Michel, DMG, no. 28.14_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
9 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ


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A: Ouroboros, head to left, enclosing characteres or imitation writing in two lines.
B: Upside down. Insription in two lines: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-887
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-887

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CBd-887. 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/887 on 01-10-2022.

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