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Magical gem: Uterus, deities, Ouroboros (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-743
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,27
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,27
References:
Michel, BM, no. 372; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.e_6
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17 x 13.9 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anubis as mummy; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; Ouroboros; key (7-bitted)


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A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Above, the mummy of Anubis; rest of the representation lost. Inscription originally outside the Ouroboros, worn off.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-743
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-743

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CBd-743. 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/743 on 24-05-2022.

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