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Magical gem: Uterus, four deities, Ouroboros (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1696
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M132
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M132
References:
Michel 2001, no. 76; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.c_3
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19.6 x 19 x 3 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; clothing: garment; gesture, greeting; Osiris; Anubis as mummy; crown, unspecified; Nephthys; Isis; key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; clothing: bandage
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos?

A: Ouroboros with head at top to right, enclosing an uterus in the shape of a cupping vessel, with ligaments and fallopian tubes visible, and a seven-bitted key below it. Above the uterus, four figures: in the centre the mummiform Anubis (on the left) and the Osiris-mummy facing each other; flanking them, Isis and Nephthys in long robes, with one hand raised in greeting. Inscription - with hardly legible letters - around the edge, outside the Ouroboros → σοροορ-logos?
B: Inscribed in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1696
 

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CBd-1696. 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/1696 on 28-09-2022.

Image-ID 3134

Credits From Michel 2001

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