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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-191
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9869
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9869
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 133; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.a_13
Former Collections:
Brandenburg, old Electoral Collection
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 6 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; nimbus; Chnoubis-sign; rays (10)
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς?
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, head surrounded with a nimbus and ten rays. Below, the Chnoubis-sign.
B: Inscribed in two lines:  χνου|+ισ → Χνου<β>ίς? Below, variant of Chnoubis-sign (H. Philipp: "Zeichen und Name absichtlich entstellt?")

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-191
Michel, DMG, 11.2.a_13.



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CBd-191. 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/191 on 27-05-2022.

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