The CBd
Magical gem: Deities standing on uterus (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1050
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 21
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 21
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 132; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.d_7
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 15 x 4 mm
Iconography:
Anubis as mummy; Chnoubis, lion-headed; clothing: bandage; clothing: garment; gesture, greeting; Isis; key (7-bitted); Ouroboros; rays (6); uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
ορωριουθ
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

A: Ouroboros, with head at top to left, encircling a uterus-symbol with a seven-bitted key. Uterus with fallopian tubes and ligaments. In the center: a group of deities, from left to right: the mummy of Anubis facing right; the lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head surrounded with six rays; Isis in a long robe in profile to left, right hand raised in greeting, left hand lowered beside the body. Inscription outside the Ouroboros, beginning at the top: σοροορμερφεργαρβαρμαφριου[...] → σοροορ-logos.  
B: Inscription in two lines: ορωρ|ιουθ → ορωριουθ. 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1050 

Images
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-1050. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1050 on 14-12-2017.

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