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Magical gem: Ouroboros encircling uterus (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-731
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 371, EA 56371
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 371 (EA 56371)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 354; Michel, DMG, no. 54.1.c_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16 x 9 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (7-bitted); Ouroboros
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ


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A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus, below: a seven-bitted key.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-731
Faraone 2011, 56, pls. 17a-c.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-731

Last modified: 2019-10-31 22:23:01
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CBd-731. 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/731 on 03-10-2022.

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