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Magical gem in post-antique gold mount: Khnum (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1974
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1241
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1241
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 56.1.b_2; Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2203
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
14 x 9.2 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Khnum; crown, atef; object, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified
Place of discovery:
Egypt

Description: A and B upright oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Haematite, damaged at the left border of both side A and side B.

A: Standing ram-headed Khnum with atef-crown, complete with ram's horns, holding a two-pointed object (plant?) in his right hand.
B: Inscription in five lines: θομβρι|φαχανα|ρθαχμ|αχαφα|ου → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-1974

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CBd-1974. 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/1974 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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