The CBd
Magical gem: Uterus within Ouroboros
CBd-Number:
CBd-1353
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26036
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26036
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 137; Michel, DMG, no. 54.1.a_1
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 5 mm
Iconography:
Ouroboros; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Ἰάω

A: Ouroboros, with head at top to left, enclosing a uterus-symbol in the form of a cupping vessel, ligaments visible. Below the uterus, an inscription in three lines: αυηοει|ηιαωευ|ειαω → vocales including Ἰάω.
B: Plain. 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1353
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1353
Michel, DMG, 54.1.a_1.

Last modified: 2014-07-31 15:13:39
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1353. 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/1353 on 11-12-2017.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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