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Drawing of a magical gem: Human-headed Chnoubis (A) Characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2833
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex Chifletius–Macarius_XIX 76
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Chifletius–Macarius_XIX 76
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. XIX 76; Mastrocinque, SGG I, 255, no. 171; Michel, DMG, no. 11.9._1
Iconography:
Chnoubis, human-headed; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀνοχ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς?
A: Human-headed Chnoubis, to front, with seven rays. Greek inscription around the figure: βεροφειβαρβαφαινγησ, ον|γιγαντοπτορηκτα → voces including the Greek word γιγαντοπορήκτης, on the right and left side: ανοχ χολχνουβισ → Ἀνοχ, variant of Χνουβίς. Further inscriptions below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω, above: σεμεσειααμ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ. A character on the body of Chnoubis.
B: Characteres in three lines.

For gems designed after this drawing, see CBd-976 in the  British Museum, and CBd-1637 in the Skoluda Collection, Hamburg.

Bibliography
Chifetius–Macarius, Abraxas, XIX 76
SGG I, no. 171 (with earlier literature)
Michel, DMG, 11.9._1

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CBd-2833. 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/2833 on 22-05-2022.

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Credits from Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas