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Magical gem: Uterus, three deities
CBd-Number:
CBd-232
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_24
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
24
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 24; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_6
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
22.6 x 15.1 x 3.1 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd–first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; clothing: tunic; clothing: mantle; crown, double feathers; cornucopia; rays (5); Isis-Tyche; Chnoubis, lion-headed; Anubis as mummy; key (7-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; clothing: bandage
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

A: Ouroboros with head at top to left, encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Above the uterus, a group of three deities, from left to right: Anubis as a mummy in profile to right; lion-headed Chnoubis, in profile to left, head surrounded with five rays; Isis-Tyche in a long robe in profile to left, right hand lowered beside the body, left hand holding a cornucopia. Head crowned with the double feather crown. Inscription outside the Ouroboros: σοροορμερφεργαρμαρβαρφριουριγξ → σοροορ-logos.

 

 

 


Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-232

 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-10-31 21:26:33
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CBd-232. 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/232 on 23-05-2022.

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