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Magical gem: Chnoubis, voces
CBd-Number:
CBd-4260
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1245
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 11; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 609
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
obsidian (black)
Dimensions:
20.7 x 13.6 x 6 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (9)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants; Ἀνοχ; Χνουμίς

Description: Upright oval, convex. Black obsidian. Mounted in a gold setting. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.​​​​​​​

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis with nine rays around the head, on a base which is inscribed with a Greek inscription: ιαω → Ἰάω. Greek inscription along the edge: σεμισειλαανοχχνουμισαπ two characteres ναθαρ two characteres πα → σεμεσειλαμ,  Ἀνοχ Χνουμίς, variant of Ἀβλαναθαναλβα (?).
B: Plain.

Bibliography
SGGII, 107, Pe 11.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 494, no. 609

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CBd-4260. 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/4260 on 21-02-2024.

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Credits Photo: Paolo Vitellozzi

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Notes Side A

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Credits Photo: Attilio Mastrocinque

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