The CBd
Magical gem: Ouroboros with characteres (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-69
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78777
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78777
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 32
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
agate, green to grey
Dimensions:
12.3 x 9.8 x 2.2 mm
Iconography:
concentric motifs; Ouroboros

Transverse oval gem with trapezoid section, both faces flat, edge diagonally cut.
A: Ouroboros with head at top to right, enclosing a cricle with crossed lines and a diagonal inside it. Between the Ouroboros and the circle, characteres.
B: Three lines of charecteres.

(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 II, 142, Ro 32.

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CBd-69. 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/69 on 14-12-2017.

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