magical gem / intaglio
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Magical gem; intaglio; obsidian; oval; engraved on the obverse: crowned mummy between two stars; two pairs of dancers standing on a sphere; inscribed.
- Height: 28 millimetres
- Width: 21 millimetres
- Thickness: 11 millimetres
Inscription Positionobverse; right and left of figure.
Inscription ContentIXIHYIN YINYIOY / OYXMX OITYNI / XITTH YIOIXN
Inscription CommentTwo sets of four lines.
Not on display
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- 56360A (Egyptian Big Number)
- G360A (Burns Gnostic Gem Number)
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Object reference number: MCB752
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