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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-sign, Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2465
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1220
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1220
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2221; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.c_2
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
24.7 x 20 (si.O.) x 7.9 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (10); nimbus
Divine Names & Voces:
αβραμμαωθ and variants; Χνουβίς

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper, intact. Set in a modern gold mount with a revolving bezel. 
Purchased in 1826 by Rollin, in Paris.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head crowned with a nimbus and ten rays. To the right of the figure: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς.
B: Chnoubis-sign. Around: αβραμμαωθ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2465
Michel, DMG, 11.3.c_2.

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CBd-2465. 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/2465 on 23-05-2022.

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