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Magical gem: Uterus, four deities, Ouroboros (A) ορωριουθ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-738
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 219, EA 56219
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 219 (EA 56219)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 367; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.f_1
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
11 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
key (4-bitted); Isis-Tyche; Osiris; clothing, unspecified; gesture, protective; crown, unspecified; cornucopia; Anubis as mummy; Nephthys; Ouroboros; clothing: bandage
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ; vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos?


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A: Ouroboros enclosing an uterus-symbol with a four-bitted key (S. Michel: seven-bitted), and a group of deities, from left to right: Nephthys with winged arms, wearing a long robe; the mummy of Anubis; crowned mummy of Osiris; Isis with cornucopia. In the free field to the left of the uterus: αε|η|ι. To the right: ουω → The Greek vowel series. Fragments of an inscription running outside of the Ouroboros: σοροορ-logos?
B: Inscription in two lines. [..]ω[.]|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-738
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-738

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CBd-738. 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/738 on 22-05-2022.

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