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Magical gem: Deities standing on uterus (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-745
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 400, EA 56400
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 400 (EA 56400)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 374; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.i_1
Former Collections:
Castellani Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
13 x 9 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; animal: ram; gesture, protective; clothing: garment; clothing (all types); Isis; Bes; key, unspecified; Ouroboros; object, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ


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A: Ouroboros, head to right, encircling a uterus-symbol with key (damaged, with three bits remaining). Above the uterus, in the middle: frontal view of Isis, head to left, wearing peplos, left hand raised high and holding an unidentified object, right hand stretched out over the smaller figure of Bes on the left. On the right, a small ram (Khnum).
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-745
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-745

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CBd-745. 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/745 on 17-05-2022.

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