The CBd
Magical gem: Uterus, deities (A) ορωριουθου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1052
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 24
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 24
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 135; Michel, DMG, no. 54.6_4
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17 x 11 x 3 mm
Iconography:
clothing: bandage; clothing: garment; crown, atef; crown, double feathers?; gesture, arms crossed; gesture, protective; Isis; key (6-bitted); Nephthys; Osiris; Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; ορωριουθ, variants

A: Ouroboros encircling a uterus-symbol with a six-bitted key, both upside-down. Uterus, with fallopian tubes and ligaments, inscribed (? - υυυ). Above the uterus, three crowned figures of deities, feet missing. In the center, the mummy of Osiris in bandage, with arms crossed in front of the chest, wearing the atef, complete with ram's horns and uraeus. Flanking him, Isis and Nephthys with wings held in a gesture of protection, both wearing the double feather crown (?). Around the uterus at the bottom, from right to left: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series. 
B: Inscribed in one line: ορωριουθου → variant of ορωριουθ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1052 

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

Last modified: 2016-01-26 16:51:58
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1052. 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/1052 on 11-12-2017.

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