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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-sign, Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2469
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1217
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1217
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2225; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.b_12
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
13.3 x 10.5 (si.O.) x 4.8 mm
Dating:
2nd(–1st half of 3rd?) c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (11)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; vocales; Ἀνοχ; Χνουμίς

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides lenticular. Shape probably 1. Yellowish white, translucent chalcedony, intact. Set in a modern gold mount with a revolving bezel.
Purchased in 1853.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head crowned with eleven rays. Around: ανοχ|χνουμισ → Ἀνοχ Χνουμίς. 'I am Cnoumis.'
B: Chnoubis-sign. Below: ιαηιαω|ανοχ → vocales, Ἰάω Ἀνοχ. 'I am Ἰάω.'

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2469
Michel, DMG, 11.2.b_12.
 

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CBd-2469. 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/2469 on 27-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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