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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) 'Shatterer of giants' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-125
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 23, EA 56023
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 23 (EA 56023)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 329; Michel, DMG, no. 11.5_18
Material:
chrysoprase (green)
Dimensions:
16.5 x 13.5 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays (12); Chnoubis-sign; Chnoubis, with unspecified head
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς

A: Chnoubis, to left, with unspecified head and twelve rays around the head.
B: Above: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς. Below: Chnoubis-sign. Around: γιγαντορηκτα → γιγαντορῆκτα Shatterer of giants'.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-125
Michel, DMG, 11.5_18
Faraone 2011, 51, pls. 3a-c.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-125

Last modified: 2020-12-27 17:52:27
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CBd-125. 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/125 on 29-09-2022.

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