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Magical gem: Chnoubis-snakes with stomach (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1694
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M097
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M097
References:
Michel 2001, no. 74; Michel, DMG, no. 11.7_8
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17 x 19 x 5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed, without rays (2); object, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; vocales, αεηιουω

A: Two lion-headed Chnoubis-snakes without rays, flanking the representation of the stomach(?). Inscription above: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series. Below, an unidentified object (Michel: magical square or uterus-symbol?) 
B: Inscribed in four lines: σεσεν|θαρθιθει|τιθωθωρ|σουρσουρ → variant of  σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης?

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1694
 

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CBd-1694. 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/1694 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 3132

Credits From Michel 2001

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