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Magical gem: Chnoubis on pedestal (A) Greek inscription (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1136
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.303
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.303
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 11.4.c_1
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
25 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (12); base
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀνοχ; Χνουμίς
A: The lion-headed Chnoubis on a base, to left, head encircled with twelve rays. Inscription on the left from top to bottom: ανοχανοχ; on the right from top to bottom: χνουμισ → Ἀνοχ Χνουμίς. 'I am Chnoubis'. 
B: Plain.
C: Inscribed around the edge: ναυτατα, above letters?


Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1136

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CBd-1136. 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/1136 on 23-05-2022.

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