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Magical gem: Ouroboros encircling womb, four deities (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-741
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,29
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,29
References:
Michel, BM, no. 370; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.f_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
20 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; key (7-bitted); Ouroboros; Anubis as mummy; Isis; Osiris; Nephthys
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ


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A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Above, remains of the figures of four deities (Nephthys, Anubis as mummy, Osiris, Isis), badly damaged. Inscription outside the Ouroboros worn off.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-741
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-741
 

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CBd-741. 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/741 on 24-05-2022.

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