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Magical gem: Uterus, three deities (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-176
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 546, EA 48984
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 546 (EA 48984)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 361; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_13
Former Collections:
Kyticas Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; gesture, greeting; clothing, unspecified; Isis-Tyche; rays (5); Chnoubis, lion-headed; Anubis as mummy; key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; cornucopia
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ; vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

A: Ouroboros, with head to left, encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key, and a group of deities. From left to right: the mummy of Anubis, to right; lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head surrounded with five rays; Isis-Tyche in a long robe in profile to left, right hand raised, left hand lowered beside the body and holding a cornucopia. Inscription in the free field: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series. Outside the Ouroboros: σοροορμερφεργαρβαρμαφριουηριγξι → σοροορ-logos
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-176
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-176

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CBd-176. 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/176 on 03-10-2022.

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