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Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-111
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,36
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,36
References:
Michel, BM, no. 418; Michel, DMG, no. 54.7_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Chnoubis, with unspecified head; rays; figures, unidentified (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales

A: Notches indicating a uterus-symbol, with the figure of Chnoubis above it, head to left and surrounded with rays, within a circle imitating an Ouroboros. Three unidentified figures next to Chnoubis (two on the left, one on the right).
B: Inscription in three lines: αοω|ιαωιι|αοω → Vocales including Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-111
Michel, DMG, 54.7_2
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-111
 

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CBd-111. 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/111 on 23-05-2022.

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