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Magical gem: Chnoubis, Greek inscription (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-215
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_9865
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
9865
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 131; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_10
Former Collections:
Stosch, Philipp von, Collection
Material:
chrysoprase (green)
Dimensions:
24 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
turn of the 2nd–3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-signs (3); rays (12); stars (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς
A: The lion-headed Chnoubis to left, head encircled with twelve rays. Inscription around: χνουβιλνοχγιγαντορηκτα[ . . .]βαρουθλσσεμεσιλαμψ → Voces including Χνουβί γιγαντορῆκτα, variant of βαροφίτα? ''Chnoubis, giant-slayer, crusher of snakes', variant of σεμεσειλαμ.
B: Characteres in three lines: Z-signs, eight-pointed stars and Chnoubis-signs.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-215
Michel, DMG, 11.3.b_10.

Images
Cast of CBd-215 obverse and reverse in the Gem Impressions Collection of Cornell University Library

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CBd-215. 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/215 on 22-05-2022.

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