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Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-139
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 338, EA 56338
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 338 (EA 56338)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 364; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_2
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
15 x 11 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; animal: cynocephalus; Anubis as mummy; rays (5); Chnoubis, lion-headed; gesture, greeting; clothing, unspecified; Isis; key (4-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; figure, jackal-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ

A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus-symbol with a four-bitted key. Above the uterus, a group of three deities, from left to right: Isis in a long robe, left hand raised in greeting; lion-headed Chnoubis, in profile to left, head surrounded with five rays; Anubis as mummy, head to left.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-139
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-139

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CBd-139. 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/139 on 02-10-2022.

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