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Magical gem: Uterus, Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4275
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1742
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 26; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 527
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18.9 x 15.7 x 3.1 mm
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
Τάνταλος

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Black haematite. Chipped on the edge, surface abraded. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.

A: Uterus in the form of a cupping vessel. The Greek inscription along the edge is strongly damaged, the letters are hardly visible.
B: Greek inscription in three lines: πιε|ταντα|λε → πίε Τάνταλε 'Drink Tantalos!'

Bibliography
SGGII, 114, Pe 26.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 427, no. 527

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CBd-4275. 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/4275 on 25-04-2024.

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