The CBd
Magical pendant: Uterus with deities (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-136
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 322, EA 56322
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 322 (EA 56322)
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 136; Michel, BM, no. 411; Michel, DMG, no. 54.8.a_1; Michel, DMG, no. 54.2.g_5
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
38 x 37 x 8 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. A.D. (Michel)
Iconography:
Anubis as mummy; Chnoubis, lion-headed, without rays; clothing: garment; gesture, protective; Isis; key (7-bitted); Osiris; solar disk; uterus, in the form of a cupping vessel
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; Ἰάω; ορωριουθ

A: Ouroboros enclosing uterus with key, and four deities above (from left to right): Anubis as mummy, the lion-headed Chnoubis without rays around the head, Osiris as mummy with the solar disk on his head, and Isis wearing a long garment, her winged arms held in a protective gesture. In the free space: ιαω → Ἰάω. On the right, next to Isis: character in the shape of a snake.
B: Inscription in three lines: αεηιουω|ορωριουθ|ιαω  → The Greek vowel series, ορωριουθ, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-136
Michel, BM on CBd-136
Michel, DMG, 54.2.g_5 and 54.8.a_1 (both referring to CBd-136)
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-136

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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-136. 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/136 on 13-12-2017.

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