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Magical gem: Bes, Isis, ram standing on uterus (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-746
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 89, EA 56089
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 89 (EA 56089)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 375; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.i_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
11 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; gesture, greeting; cornucopia; crown, unspecified; clothing, unspecified; key (5-bitted); Ouroboros; Bes; animal: ram; Isis-Tyche
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; vocales; ορωριουθ


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A: Ouroboros, head to right, encircling a uterus-symbol with a five-bitted key. Above the uterus, in the middle: frontal view of Isis, head to left, wearing peplos, left hand holding a cornucopia, right hand raised in greeting above the figure of Bes on the left. On the right, a small ram (Khnum). Inscription running vertically to the left of Bes: ιαω → Ἰάω. Outside the Ouroboros: α[- -]ιαυω[- -]ωοιωαυ[- -] → vocales.
B: Inscription in four lines: ορω|ριουθ|ψανχ|ωου → voces including ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-746
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60277&partid=1&searchText=56089&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-746

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CBd-746. 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/746 on 23-05-2022.

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