The CBd
 
 
Magical gem: Chnoubis, vocales (A) Ἀνοχ, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1626
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M047
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M047
References:
Michel 2001, no. 67; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.f_14
Material:
moss agate (white and green)
Dimensions:
18.8 x 13.8 x 3.9 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7); snake, lion-headed; stars (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀνοχ; Χνουβίς

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with seven rays around the head. Inscription above: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series. Inscription around the figure: on the left in two lines, from top to bottom: ειχνουβισ → εἶ Χνουβίς, 'you are Chnoubis' (CBd, pace Michel: 'I am Chnoubis') ; on the right: ερξιναμο → unidentified vox.
B: In the center: Chnoubis-sign, below: three eight-pointed stars, above: inscription: ανοχ → Ἀνοχ. 'I am'.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1626
Dasen–Nagy 2012, 303, note 60 (interpretation of the inscription, parallel)

Last modified: 2020-04-02 15:44:29
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1626
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1626. 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/1626 on 02-10-2022.

Image-ID 2938

Credits From Michel 2001

Rights © Hamburg, Skoluda Collection