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Magical gem: Uterus with key (A) ωρωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2251
ID-Number:
IT-Roma-MNR_78773
Collection:
IT_Roma, Museo Nazionale Romano, Medagliere
Inventory:
78773
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Ro 29
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
15.2 x 10 x 1.4 mm
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (8-bitted)
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ, variants

Obverse upright oval, reverse transverse oval, trapezoid section, edge diagonally cut. Damage on the lower left register of the obverse.
A: Uterus-symbol in the form of a cupping vessel, with an eight-bitted (originally perhaps nine-bitted?) key below it, ligaments and fallopian tubes visible.
B: Inscribed in two lines: ωρωρ|ιουθ → variant of 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, 141, Ro 29.
 

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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2251
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CBd-2251. 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/2251 on 14-06-2024.

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