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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-sign, characteres, Greek inscription, voces, σοροορ-logos (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1327
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_AA.Seyrig.21
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
AA.Seyrig.21
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 86; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_3; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 250
Former Collections:
Seyrig, Henry (Beirut)
Material:
prase (green)
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 6 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; nimbus; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7); rays, double
Divine Names & Voces:
νααβις βιενουθ and variants; Χνουβίς
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos

Description: Upright oval, both faces convex. Shape 1. Green prase. Intact. From Athens.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis facing left, with a nimbus and seven double rays around his head.
B: In the middle: a Chnoubis-sign with characteres. Greek inscription running along the edge in the shape of a spiral: γιγαντορηκταβαρβαρωφιταχνουβισβιενουθσοροορμερφεργαρβαρμαφριουριγξ → γιγαντορῆκτα Βαρβαρωφίτα Χνουβίς 'Shatterer of giants, crusher of snakes (variant of Βαρωφίτα?), Chnoubis', variant of νααβις βιενυθ, σοροορ-logos.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1327
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1327

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1327

Last modified: 2019-07-16 18:04:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1327
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CBd-1327. 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/1327 on 28-09-2022.

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Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

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Notes Side A and B