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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-894
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,146
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,146
References:
Michel, BM, no. 535; Michel, DMG, no. 28.13.a_15
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
15 x 22 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; star
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Ἰάω, variants


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A: Ouroboros, enclosing three characteres: two Z-signs and a six-pointed star.
B: Inscription in three lines:
ιηιεη|εουωη|ιη → vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-894
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-894
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:07:07
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/894
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CBd-894. 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/894 on 22-05-2022.

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