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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) βαρωχειτα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1693
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M087
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M087
References:
Michel 2001, no. 73; Michel, DMG, no. 11.5_2
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
9 x 13 x 4.9 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7)
A: Lion-headed snake with seven rays around the head, the body crossed over with three S-shaped lines, transforming it into a Chnoubis-sign.
B: Inscribed in two lines: βαρω|χειτα → for βαροφίτα? 'Crusher of snakes.'

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1693

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CBd-1693. 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/1693 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits From Michel 2001

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