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Magical gem: Uterus with deities (A) ορωριουθια (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-183
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 78, EA 56078
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 78 (EA 56078)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 363; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_11
Former Collections:
Stewart, C. Esq.
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Isis; Anubis as mummy; gesture, greeting; Chnoubis, with unspecified head; crown, unspecified; clothing: garment; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; rays (4); Ouroboros; key (6-bitted)
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ; Ἰάω, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants; vocales, αεηιουω

A: Ouroboros enclosing uterus with key; letters scattered in the free field: ι α ω → Ἰάω. Above the uterus: Isis, to right, wearing a long garment and a crown on her head, her left hand raised in greeting; Chnoubis, to left, with unspecified head and four rays; Anubis as mummy, to left. Inscription outside the Ouroboros:  ωσαβ[.]ωαεη[. . .]ωαεηιο → Σαβαώ, twice the Greek vowel series.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθια → ορωριουθ, variant of Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-183
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-183

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CBd-183. 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/183 on 02-10-2022.

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