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Magical gem: Uterus, vox (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-733
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 238, EA 56238
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 238 (EA 56238)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 356; Michel, DMG, no. 54.1.b_14
Former Collections:
Temple, Sir William Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 1.7 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (3-bitted)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified


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A: Uterus with a five-bitted key. Inscription around, beginning at top left: νωβτκιρεποοω → unidentified voces.
B: Inscription in three lines: ιαω|νωβτκ|ιρεπο → voces including Ἰάω.
Perhaps post-antique?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-733
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-733

Images
Cast of CBd-733 in the Gems Database of the Beazley Archive, Oxford
 

Last modified: 2019-10-31 22:23:40
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CBd-733. 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/733 on 02-10-2022.

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