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Magical gem: Uterus, vocales (A) Greek inscription (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1957
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_G 2
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
27
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 27; Michel, DMG, no. 54.1.c_9
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16.5 x 13.7 x 2.1 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd–first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales

A: Enclosed within the Ouroboros, with head at top to right: a uterus and a seven-bitted key. Inscription around the uterus: αεηιηεααιηεαιαιιιαεηι → vocales.
B: Inscription in eight lines: τρασαρ|ητιψωτετ|ρασαρητιψω|τετραγετα|βαρρωσηαψ||ορρωρερμ|ιταθηαχ|ωβ.
C: Inscription around the edge: εωθαρρωειλλααλαοθωραλ → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1957

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-11-10 18:47:46
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CBd-1957. 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/1957 on 23-05-2022.

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