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Magical gem: Chnoubis with human body (A) Ἀβλαναθαναλβα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1618
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M092
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M092
References:
Michel 2001, no. 53; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.2.a_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
23.1 x 19 x 6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, with human body; nimbus; rays, double; plant: palm branch; rays (7); weapon: armour; weapon: sword
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome
A: A lion-headed figure with snake's legs in armour, head to left, surrounded with a nimbus and seven double rays. Arms slightly stretched to the sides, right hand holding a sword, left hand holding a palm branch.
B: Inscribed in three lines: αβλανα|θανλβ|α. →  Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1618
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CBd-1618. 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/1618 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 2930

Credits From Michel 2001

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