The CBd
Magical gem: Ouroboros with letters and characteres (A) Letters and Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-60
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_108087
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
108087
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 38
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
agate, red to brown
Dimensions:
16.9 x 12 x 5.5 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis-sign; Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut, both faces flat. Damaged and partly complemented.
A: Letters and characteres in two lines within an Ouroboros, head at top to right.
B: Letters, Chnoubis-sign.

(Description: Chiara Ciampi − CBd. Alterations from A. Mastrocinque in SGG are based on close observation of the gem by Chiara Ciampi and Á. M. Nagy, 2015–2016).

Bibliography
SGG I, 418, Pls. 24–25.
SGG II, 144, Ro 38.

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CBd-60. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/60 on 13-12-2017.

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