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Magical gem: Ouroboros encircling womb, Chnoubis
CBd-Number:
CBd-735
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,23
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,23
References:
Michel, BM, no. 358; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.a_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12 x 10 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, with unspecified head; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; rays (5); key (5-bitted)


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A: Ouroboros, head to right, encircling a uterus with a five-bitted key and a Chnoubis-snake above it, its head unspecified and to left, surrounded with five rays.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-735
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-735

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CBd-735. 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/735 on 28-09-2022.

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