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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-895
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,145
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,145
References:
Michel, BM, no. 536
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
14.5 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales


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A: Ouroboros, head in profile to right, enclosing characteres and letters in two vertical lines. At top right: ν; at the bottom: εορF → undentified vox including latin letter.
B: Inscription in five lines:
ιαι|εηιουυ|ηιηιαηι|εηιουω|ηιη → vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-895
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-895
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:06:38
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/895
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-895. 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/895 on 06-02-2023.

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