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Magical gem: Chnoubis with body twisted in knots (A) Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-144
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 402, EA 56402
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 402 (EA 56402)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 335; Michel, DMG, no. 11.1_2
Material:
chalcedony, green to blue
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (6); Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis with body twisted in multiple knots; six rays around the head. Characteres and unintelligible inscription around the edge.
B: Chnoubis-sign.
Post-antique?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-144
Mastrocinque 2011, 64, pls.8a-b.
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-144

Last modified: 2020-12-27 17:58:04
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CBd-144. 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/144 on 17-05-2022.

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