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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-187
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Corpus Christi_C 8
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, Lewis Collection
Inventory:
C 8
References:
Henig, Lewis, no. 257; Michel, DMG, no. 46.1.b_4
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
13 x 9 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Chnoubis?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ
Place of discovery:
Smyrna
A: Lion-headed rearing snake with no rays and coils (Chnoubis?), head to left.
B: Inscribed αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ. (Henig)

Bought at Smyrna in 1888.




Bibliography
Henig 1975, 61, no. 257.
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CBd-187. 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/187 on 23-05-2022.

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