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Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-153
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 448, EA 56448
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 448 (EA 56448)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 419; Michel, DMG, no. 54.7_3
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14 x 10 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; rays (5); figures, unidentified (3); Chnoubis, lion-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales

A: Within a circle imitating an Ouroboros, a uterus-symbol and Chnoubis with five rays around the head. Next to Chnoubis, notches indicating three further figures.
B: Inscription in three lines: αοω|ιαω|αοω → Vocales including Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-153
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-153

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CBd-153. 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/153 on 23-05-2022.

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