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Magical gem: Uterus, three deities (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-234
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_26
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
26
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 26; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.j_1
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
15.6 x 11.3 x 1.8 mm
Dating:
second half of the 2nd–first half of the 3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Ouroboros; clothing, unspecified; Isis; crown, unspecified; Bes; rays (3); Chnoubis, lion-headed; key (6-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; crown, double feathers
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus-symbol with a six-bitted key. Above the uterus, a group of three deities, from left to right: lion-headed Chnoubis, in profile to right, head surrounded with three rays; frontal view of Isis in a long robe, head crowned with the double feather crown; Bes wearing crown. To the left and right, characteres. Inscription outside the Ouroboros, beginning at the top: σοροορμερφεργαρβαρμαφριουηρι → σοροορ-logos

 


B: Inscription in three lines: ορ|ωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-234

 

 

 

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CBd-234. 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/234 on 02-10-2022.

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Notes Cast of obverse

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Notes Cast of reverse

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