Uterine charm pendant with image of Chnoubis or Gorgon - ROM2010_11707_68

ROM2010_11707_68

Uterine charm pendant with image of Chnoubis or Gorgon

Medium:Cast lead
Geography: Eastern Mediterranean
Date: c. 800-1200 AD
Period: Byzantime period
Dimensions:
6.99 x 5.9 cm
Object number: 986.181.74
Credit Line: Gift of the ROM Membership and the Government of Ontario
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionThese talismans were used to protect women during childbirth.
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