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Magical gem: Lion-headed figure with Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription and Chnoubis-signs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2353
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.57
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.57
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 37.B.1.f_5
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
16 x 10 mm
Iconography:
figure, lion-headed; clothing: kilt/pteryges?; plant: palm branch?; rays (7); solar disk; Chnoubis, with unspecified head; Chnoubis-signs (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Χνουφίς?
Description: Upright oval, both faces convex, lentoid. Shape 1. Blue chalcedony. Intact.

A: Lion-headed man standing to left, wearing a kilt or pteryges, upper body nude. Above the lion-head, solar disc with rays (Helioros). The figure is holding Chnoubis in the right hand and a palm branch(?) in the left hand.
B: Inscription and characteres in five lines: χνουψη|Chnoubis sign|χνουρ|Chnoubis sign|πιαρρα|μωτφρηθ → variant of the name Χνουφίς?; Chnoubis-signs and unidentifed voces.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 37.B.1.f_5
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2353


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CBd-2353. 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/2353 on 23-05-2022.

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