The CBd
Magical gem: Uterus, Chnoubis (A) vocales? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-122
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 215, EA 56215
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 215 (EA 56215)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 420; Michel, DMG, no. 54.7_4
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, with unspecified head; figures, unidentified (4); Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

A: Rough representation of an Ouroboros encircling notches to represent Chnoubis (at the top) and a uterus-symbol (below). Notches indicating two figures on both sides of Chnoubis.
B: Inscription in three lines: λοα|οαα|ιιι → Pseudo-inscription or vocales?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-122
Michel, DMG, 54.7_4
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-122

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CBd-122. 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/122 on 23-10-2017.

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