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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure with Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1619
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M089
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M089
References:
Michel 2001, no. 54; Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.f_4
Material:
jasper (?); chalcedony (?)
Dimensions:
17.3 x 13.2 x 2 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7); rays (4); clothing: kilt; shoes: boots; object, unidentified; vessel, unspecified
Divine Names & Voces:
Φρῆ and variants; Χνουβίς
A:  Lion-headed figure in kilt and boots, standing to left, head surrounded with seven rays. Left hand lowered beside the body and holding a vessel (situla?), right hand stretched forward and holding a lion-headed snake, with four rays around the head (Chnoubis). Unidentified object between the snake and the figure (perhaps hanging from the rigth arm?) - character? 
B: Inscribed in four lines: χνουβι|ιλαμω|τ|φρη → Χνουβίς, unidentified vox, Φρῆ. 

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1619
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1619
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CBd-1619. 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/1619 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 2931

Credits From Michel 2001

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