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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Chnoubis (A) Greek inscription, Chnoubis-sign
CBd-Number:
CBd-2468
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1216
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1216
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2224; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.b_27
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
12.6 x 8.8 (si.O.) x 3.9 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (12)
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Χνουμίς

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides lenticular. Shape probably 1. Light to dark moss green, obscure plasma, intact. Set in a modern gold mount with revolving bezel (1808).
Purchased in 1806. 

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head crowned with twelve rays.
B: Chnoubis-sign. Above: χνουμισ|ζμχ → voces including Χνουμίς.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2468
Michel, DMG 11.2.b_27
 

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CBd-2468. 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/2468 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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