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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2466
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1218
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1218
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2222; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.f_12
Material:
lapis lazuli (blue)
Dimensions:
18.8 x 15.4 (si.O.) x 6.7 mm
Dating:
(2nd half?) of 2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω
Logoi:
αρπονχνουφι-logos

Description: Side A and B upright oval and lenticular, the sides are irregularly curved. Shape probably 1. Lapis lazuli, intact, surface rubbed. Set in a modern gold mount (1808).
Purchased in 1807 through Agnello, from Egypt.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head crowned with seven rays. Between the rays: αεηιουω → the Greek vowel series.
B: Greek inscription in seven lines: αρπονκι?]|υφιβριντατ|νωφριβριεκυ|[?]μααρουοβαζα|ρ?]βαμεσ?]ιενκρι||ιηπτουμιχμ?|ιμαωφι → variant of the αρπονχνουφι-logos.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2466
Michel, DMG, 11.3.f_12.

Last modified: 2018-11-25 00:11:31
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CBd-2466. 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/2466 on 29-09-2022.

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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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