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Magical gem: Figure with scepter, characteres (A) Χνουβίς (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1045
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 13
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 13
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 97; Michel, DMG, no. 11.7_4
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
23 x 17 x 8 mm
Iconography:
figure, male; rays (7); scepter, was; star; clothing: kilt/pteryges?; Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς
A: Male figure standing to left, wearing a short kilt or armour and holding a was-scepter in his left hand. Multiple signs on the edge and an eight-pointed star above the right hand, which is extended to left.
B: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left,  head surrounded with seven rays. On his right side, the Chnoubis-sign. Inscription around the edge, on the right: Χνουβι → Χνουβί<ς>. 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1045

Images
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide97.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/97rev.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

Last modified: 2014-10-25 17:59:33
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CBd-1045. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1045 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Notes Cast of obverse

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

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