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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Chnoubis, Χνουβίς
CBd-Number:
CBd-2471
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1215
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1215
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2227; Michel, DMG, no. 11.5_8
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
12.8 x 9.8 (si.O.) mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς

Description: Side A upright oval, both sides convex. Shape probably 1. Light green moss plasma, damaged at the lower left edge of side A. Set in a modern gold ring (1808).
Already at the Museum in 1806.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis with an upright body, to left, head crowned with seven rays. On the two sides: χνου|βισ → Χνουβίς.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2471
Michel, DMG 11.5_8
 

Last modified: 2018-11-25 00:05:47
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2471
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CBd-2471. 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/2471 on 30-09-2022.

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Notes Side A