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Magical gem in iron ring: Two snakes constituting an Ouroboros, characteres
CBd-Number:
CBd-916
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 132, EA 56132
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 132 (EA 56132)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 557
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
12 x 15 x 5.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros


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A: Two semi-circle shaped snakes facing each other, constituting an Ouroboros. Inside, three lines of characteres, at the bottom: two times the Z-sign and a six-pointed star.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-916
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CBd-916. 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/916 on 04-10-2022.

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