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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Uterus, deities
CBd-Number:
CBd-2506
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX 2028
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX 2028
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2262; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.h_1
Former Collections:
Peez, Carl von (1858–1919)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18.8 x 13.3 (si.O.) x 5.6 mm
Dating:
3nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; key (8-bitted); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Osiris; clothing: garment; clothing: bandage; Isis; Ouroboros; rays; crown, atef?

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Dark gray haematite. Side A abraded, chips on the edge. Set in a modern gold ring with a revolving bezel.
Purchased from Generalkonsul C. v. Peez in 1908.

 


A: Ouroboros enclosing a uterus with an eight-bitted key, ligaments and Fallopian tubes indicated. Deities above the uterus: on the left, Isis wearing a long robe, head to right, in the middle a lion-headed Chnoubis, head crowned with rays, to left; on the left, Osiris with the atef (?)-crown. Below the uterus Greek letters (?). Above Chnoubis, character (?).
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2506
Michel, DMG 54.2.h_1.

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CBd-2506. 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/2506 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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