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Magical gem: Uterus with key (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1141
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_10.130.1386
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
10.130.1386
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 54.6_1
Material:
agate, yellow to orange
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ; Μαρμαραουώθ and variants
A: Ouroboros enclosing an uterus in the form of a cupping vessel, with ligaments and fallopian tubes visible. Below, a seven-bitted key. Inscription around: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series.
B: Inscribes in four lines: ορωριο|υθξανθω|ουθμαρω|ουθ → voces including ορωριουθ, variant of Μαρμαραουώθ .

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1141

Last modified: 2014-11-12 14:43:28
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1141. 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/1141 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1386)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1386)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Miss Helen Miller Gould, 1910 (10.130.1386)

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