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Magical pendant: Ibis tied to an altar (A) deities standing on uterus (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-781
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 465, EA 56465
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 465 (EA 56465)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 410; Michel, DMG, no. 54.8.b_3
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
5 x 31 x 9 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; Anubis as mummy; Chnoubis, lion-headed, without rays; solar disk; Osiris; star; Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel; cord; plant: stalks of (3); key (6-bitted)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; ορωριουθ
A: Striding ibis to left, tied to an altar with a cord, altar topped with three stalks of plant. In the free field above: a six-pointed star, to the right of the ibis and left of the altar: S-shaped curves (snakes). Inscription in two lines below the scene: ορωριο|υθ → ορωριουθ.
B: Ouroboros enclosing womb with key. Above: the lion-headed Chnoubis, facing left, without rays on the head, between the mummy-form Anubis (on the left) and the mummy-form Osiris with solar disk on his head (on the right). To the left of Osiris: an S-shaped curve. Inscription around the scene: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-781
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-781

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CBd-781. 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/781 on 23-05-2022.

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