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Magical gem: Uterus, Chnoubis (A) Greek letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-734
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,22
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,22
References:
Michel, BM, no. 357; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.a_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
26 x 18 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (7-bitted); Chnoubis, lion-headed, without rays


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A: Uterus with a seven-bitted key. Above, Chnoubis-snake, to left, without rays. Illegible letters scattered around in the free field.
B: Inscribed in six lines, not transcribable.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-734
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-734

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CBd-734. 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/734 on 02-10-2022.

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