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Magical gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres (A) Characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-917
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 335, EA 56335
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 335 (EA 56335)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 558
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros


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A: In the surviving field of the broken gem: Ouroboros enclosing characteres.
B: Characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-917
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-917
Last modified: 2014-10-24 21:17:11
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/917
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-917. 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/917 on 04-10-2022.

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