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Magical gem: Deities on uterus (A) [ορωρ]ιουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-189
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_S.N. 180
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
S.N. 180 (sic!)
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 14
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17.7 x 9.4 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
Isis; clothing: mantle; rays (5); rays, double; gesture, greeting; clothing: garment; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; crown, double feathers; Chnoubis, lion-headed; key, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

Obverse upright, reverse transverse oval. Edge diagonally cut, both faces flat. Broken, surface worn. 
A: Fragment. Ouroboros with head at top to right, encircling a uterus. Above the uterus a group of three deities, from right to left: Isis, wearing a long garment, a mantle and the double feathers crown, right hand raised in greeting; lion-headed Chnoubis, in profile to left, head surrounded with double rays (five visible); nothing is left of the third deity. Below the womb, the handle and lower part of the key is visible, the bits are worn off. Inscription outside the Ouroboros: εσοροορμε[---] → σοροορ-logos (σοροορ-logos).
B: Greek inscription: [ορωρ]|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

(Description: Chiara Ciampi – CBd. Alterations from A. Mastrocinque in SGG are based on close observation of the gem by Chiara Ciampi and Á. M. Nagy, 2015-2016).

Bibliography
SGG II,135, Ro 14.

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CBd-189. 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/189 on 24-07-2024.

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Credits by Attilio Mastrocinque

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