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Magical gem: Lion-headed Chnoubis (A) Chrarakteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-347
ID-Number:
FR-BnF-CdM_58.2185
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
58.2185
References:
Delatte–Derchain 1964, no. 69; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 244; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.f_15
Material:
agate, green to grey
Dimensions:
23 x 15 x 9.5 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-signs (3); rays (9); stars (3)
Divine Names & Voces:
Βαϊνχωωωχ; Χνουβίς

Description: Upright oval, both faces convex. Shape 1. Grey agate. Intact, with minor chips.

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, head to left and crowned with nine rays. Left of the figure, Greek inscription from bottom to top: χνουβι → Χνουβί.
B: Three lines of three characteres: Z-signs, eight-pointed stars, and Chnoubis-signs. Around: βαενχωω → variant of Βαϊνχωωωχ.

Bibliography
Delatte–Derchain 1964, 62, no. 69.
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-347

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-347

Last modified: 2019-07-16 17:40:18
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CBd-347. 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/347 on 01-04-2023.

Image-ID 9486

Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B

Image-ID 328

Credits from Delatte-Derchain 1964

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Plaster cast of obverse and reverse

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