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Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-150
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 440, EA 56440
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 440 (EA 56440)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 362; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_8
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 16 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; Isis; figure, jackal-headed; crown, unspecified; gesture, greeting; clothing, unspecified; rays (4); Chnoubis, lion-headed; Anubis as mummy; key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

A: Ouroboros, head to left, encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key, and a group of deities above it. On the left: the mummy of Anubis, head to right. In the centre: lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head surrounded with four rays. On the right: Isis standing as if on the snake's tail, in a long robe, crowned, with right hand raised in greeting, left hand lowered beside the body. Inscription outside the Ouroboros, beginning at the top: σοροορμερφεργαρβαρμαφ[...]υηριγξ → σοροορ-logos
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-150
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-150

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CBd-150. 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/150 on 19-05-2022.

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