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Magical gem: Uterus, five deities, Ouroboros (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-744
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 534, EA 35436
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 534 (EA 35436)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 373; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.j_9
Former Collections:
Moss & Co, Fa. R.J.
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
21 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; gesture, arms crossed; Bes; clothing, unspecified; Isis; Anubis as mummy; Chnoubis, lion-headed, without rays; key (7-bitted); Ouroboros; Osiris; gesture, greeting
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ; vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos


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A: Ouroboros, with bearded head to right, encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Above the uterus, a group of deities, from left to right: Chnoubis, in profile, to right; the mummy of Anubis, also to right; Isis to front wearing a long robe, left hand raised in greeting; the mummy of Osiris with arms crossed; the figure of Bes, to front. Letters to the left of the uterus-symbol: αεη; below: ιο; on the right: υω → The Greek vowel series. Outside the Ouroboros: σοροορμερφεγαρβαμαφρουριγιξαε → σοροορ-logos, vocales.
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-744
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=59238&partid=1&searchText=35436&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-744

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CBd-744. 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/744 on 02-10-2022.

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