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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Uterus with deities (A) Uterus, ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2507
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1228
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1228
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2263; Michel, DMG, no. 54.4.b_1
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17 x 115 (si.O.) x 2.2 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
uterus, octopus-like; animal: ram; Isis; Bes; Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ

Description: Upright oval, flat. Shape 8. Haematite. Damaged at the right and lower edges of side A. Set in a modern, gilded silver ring.
Already at in 1806.

A: Ouroboros with head at top to left enclosing a uterus in the form of a cupping vessel. Deities above the uterus: on the left, Isis, head to left, in the centre Bes to front; on the right a ram, standing in profile to right.  
B: An octopus-like uterus in the centre. Inscription around the uterus: ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2507
Michel, DMG, 54.4.b_1.
 

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CBd-2507. 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/2507 on 17-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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