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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-signs and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1637
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_MN019
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
MN019
References:
Michel 2001, no. 120; Michel, DMG, no. 11.9_2
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
30 x 21.5 x 4.3 mm
Dating:
18th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, human-headed; Chnoubis-signs (3); tabula; stars (3); rays (10)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; Ἀνοχ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς

A: Human-headed Chnoubis, to front, head encircled with ten rays. Inscription inserted between the rays: σεμεσιλαμ, three crossing arrows on the chest. Inscription vertically beside the body, on the left from top to bottom: ανοχ; on the right, from top to bottom: νουβισ → Ἀνοχ <Χ>νουβίς, 'I am Chnoubis'. Below, within a tabula: ιαω → Ἰάω. Around the edge, beginning at bottom left: βεροφσιβαρβαφ γιγαντοπορηκτα → γιγαντοπορῆκτα, 'shatterer of giants'?
B: Three lines of characteres: three stars, three Z-signs, three Chnoubis-signs. 

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1637
 

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CBd-1637. 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/1637 on 01-10-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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