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Magical gem: Uterus with deities (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-226
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_11916
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
11916
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 185; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.b_4
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17.1 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (7-bitted); Isis; Nephthys; crown, double feathers; Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7); gesture, protective; figures, winged (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ, variants

A: Ouroboros with head at top to left, enclosing a uterus-symbol in the shape of a cupping vessel, ligaments and Fallopian tubes visible. Below the uterus, a seven-bitted key, above, the lion-headed Chnoubis, head to left and surrounded with seven rays. To the left and right of the uterus, protecting it, winged Isis and Nephthys, wearing double feather crowns.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωριορθ → variant of ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-226
Michel, DMG, 54.2.b_4.

Images
Cast of CBd-226 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library
 

Last modified: 2019-10-31 21:23:44
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/226
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CBd-226. 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/226 on 02-10-2022.

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Credits by Margarete Büsing

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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Rights © Cornell University Library

Notes Cast preserved in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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