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Magical gem: Lion-headed snake with inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-1641
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M058a
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M058a
References:
Michel 2001, no. 140; Michel, DMG, no. 46.2_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
12.8 x 9.3 x 3.1 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays (3); Chnoubis, lion-headed
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω
A: A lion-headed snake (Chnoubis), with three rays on the head, encircling - like an Ouroboros - an inscription in two lines: αβρασαξ|ιαω → Ἀβρασάξ, Ἰάω.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1641

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CBd-1641. 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/1641 on 28-09-2022.

Image-ID 3898

Credits From Michel 2001

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