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Magical gem: Chnoubis(?) with orant (A) Hecate, Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1782
ID-Number:
US-NY-ANS_0000.999.35426
Collection:
US_New York, American Numismatic Society
Inventory:
0000.999.35426
References:
Schwartz–Schwartz, 40; Michel, DMG, no. 46.1.a_7
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
12 x 9 mm
Iconography:
Hecate; figure, male; gesture, orant; gesture, kneeling; base; whip?; torch?; clothing: garment; modii (3); Chnoubis?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἰάω, variants; Ἀβρασάξ, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants
A: On the left, a large serpent (not lion-headed and without rays, thus differing from the usual representation of Chnoubis) coiling upon a profiled base, to right. On the right, a half-kneeling orant, facing the serpent.
B: Frontal view of Hecate trimorph, wearing peplos and crowned with the modius. Uppermost and lowermost arms holding indistinct objects (top: torches?, bottom: whips?). Letters in the field, to the left and right of the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
C: Inscription around edge: [.]βρασαχσαβαωαιλω → variant of Ἀβρασάξ Σαβαώθ Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Schwartz - Schwartz on CBd-1782
The American Numismatic Society Collections database on CBd-1782 











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CBd-1782. 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/1782 on 22-05-2022.

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