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Magical gem : Cynocephalus with Chnoubis (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-162
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 518, EA 56518
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 518 (EA 56518)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 156; Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.b_5
Former Collections:
Ready, A.
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; animal: cynocephalus; gesture, ithyphallic; gesture, greeting; stars (2); rays (7); uraeus; plant: palm branch; Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀνοχ; αβραμμαωθ and variants; ηλιαμβρω and variants; Χνουμίς
A: Ithyphallic baboon, to front. Both arms raised and bent in elbow, with an eight-pointed star above the right hand, and a nine-pointed star above the left hand. Head turned right, on top of it an uraeus with a palm branch in its jaws. In the free field on the right: lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, with seven rays around the head. On the left: Chnoubis-sign and inscripiton running from top to bottom: χνουμισ → Χνουμίς.
B: Inscription in three lines: ηλιαν|βρωαβραμ|αωθανοχ → ηλιαμβρω, variant of αβραμμαωθ, Ἀνοχ. 
Post-antique?

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-162
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-162
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CBd-162. 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/162 on 22-05-2022.

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