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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-893
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 295, EA 56295
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 295 (EA 56295)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 534; Michel, DMG, no. 28.13.a_14
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
14 x 20 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales


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A: Ouroboros, with head to right, enclosing three characteres, an eight-pointed star and two Z-signs.
B: Inscription in two lines:
ιαηιεηι|ουωηιη → vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-893
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-893
Last modified: 2014-10-24 13:54:57
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/893
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CBd-893. 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/893 on 23-05-2022.

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