The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1121
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.304
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.304
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.a_9
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
steatite, white to grey
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 6 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website) / post-antique(?) (Michel, DMG - CBd)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays, double; rays (6)
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; νααβις βιενουθ and variants; Χνουβίς
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos
A: The lion-headed Chnoubis to right, head encircled with six double rays. Letters between the rays: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series.
B: Inscription in eight lines: σοροορμ|ερφεγγαρ|μαρβαφρ|ιουριγχ|χνουβισ||ναβισ|βιεννυ|θ → σοροορ-logos, Χνουβίς ναβις βιεννυθ.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1121

/Description: Á. Bencze - CBd/

Last modified: 2015-07-14 21:59:57
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1121
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1121. 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/1121 on 19-05-2022.

Image-ID 3987

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.304)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 3988

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.304)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 3989

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.304)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 3990

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.304)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
2
3
4
4 image(s) total