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Magical gem in a modern silver mount: Human-headed Chnoubis as an Ouroboros (A)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2473
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1252
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1252
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2229; Michel, DMG, no. 46.3.a_1
Former Collections:
Rollin (Paris)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
12.7 x 5.2 (si.O.) x 4 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, human-headed; rays (5); solar disk; side-lock of youth ?
Logoi:
αρπονχνουφι-logos

Description: Side A upright oblong, side B transverse oblong, broken and set in a modern silver ring with a revolving bezel. Shape 10. Black haematite with a mettalic shine.
Purchased from Rollin, Paris, in 1826.

A: Human-headed Chnoubis, to right, head crowned with the solar disk and five rays. Side-lock of youth (?) visible.
B: Greek inscription: [- - - ]υφιβριντ|[- - - ]φινιπτου → part of αρπονχνουφι-logos.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2473
Michel, DMG, 46.3.a_1.
 

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CBd-2473. 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/2473 on 27-05-2022.

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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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