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Magical gem: Uterus, three deities, Ouroboros (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-737
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,24
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,24
References:
Michel, BM, no. 360; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.b_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
16.5 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (5); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Ouroboros; Isis; Nephthys; gesture, protective; key (7-bitted); crown, Isis- (?)
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ


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A: Ouroboros, enclosing an uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Above the uterus, a group of deities. In the middle: Chnoubis, head to left, and surrounded with five rays. On the two sides, facing Chnoubis, two winged goddesses wearing long robes, arms held in a protective gesture, heads crowned with the Isis-crown or perhaps with hieroglyphs indicating their names?
B: Inscribed in two lines: [.]ρωρ|[.]ουθ → [ο]ρωρ|[ι]ουθ. Character.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-737
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-737

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CBd-737. 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/737 on 28-09-2022.

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