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Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) vocales? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-109
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,34
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,34
References:
Michel, BM, no. 422; Michel, DMG, no. 54.7_6
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
11 x 9.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, with unspecified head; Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; figures, unidentified (4)
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Simplified representaion of an Ouroboros, encircling a uterus-symbol with the figure of Chnoubis, head to left, above it. Next to Chnoubis, two further, unidentified deities on both sides (pace S. Michel).
B: Letters in two lines: ηιη|ιηυ → Vocales or pseudo-inscription?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-109
Michel, DMG, 54.7_6
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-109

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CBd-109. 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/109 on 27-05-2022.

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