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Magical gem: Uterus, Chnoubis (A) stylised Chnoubis-sign? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-113
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,38
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,38
References:
Michel, BM, no. 423; Michel, DMG, no. 54.7_7
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14.5 x 10.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; Chnoubis, with unspecified head; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; star; Chnoubis-sign?

A: Rough representation of an Ouroboros encircling notches indicating Chnoubis (at the top) and a uterus-symbol (below). To the left of the central vertical line, a triangle, to the right, a six-pointed star.
B: Pseudo-inscription, perhaps a stylised Chnoubis-sign?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-113
Michel, DMG, 54.7_7
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-113

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CBd-113. 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/113 on 02-10-2022.

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