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Magical pendant: Chnoubis, quadruped (A) ibis, vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-140
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 365, EA 56365
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 365 (EA 56365)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 416; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.d_11
Former Collections:
Christy, Henry Esq.
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 6 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, with unspecified head; rays (10); bird: ibis; animal: quadruped, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ, variants
Logoi:
αρπονχνουφι-logos

A: In the lower segment, on the left: a snake with an unspecified head, surrounded with ten rays. Facing it, and standing on its body, a quadrupede. Inscription beginning above the snake’s head, and running round the edge: αρποκ̣νω In a second line, above the quadrupede: φιε̣ → variant of αρπονχνουφι-logos.
B: Rough representation of an ibis with wings tied behind the back, in profile to left. Inscription round the edge, beginning above the bird’s head: αβρααξ → variant of Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-140
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-140

 

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CBd-140. 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/140 on 29-09-2022.

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