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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) variant of σεμεσειλαμ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4424
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Southesk_N 9
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 9
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 46.3.b_2
Former Collections:
Crignon de Montigny, Alphonse (1812-1877) Collection; Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
5,5 x 5 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; stars (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
σεμεσειλαμ and variants

Description: Oval, red and green jasper (heliotrope), mounted in a silver ring. "Former Montigny Collection (Lot 559)." "Mr. W. Talbot Ready: 1887".

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to front, with ten rays around the head, between two stars (a six-pointed star on the left and a four-pointed one on the right). 
B: Inscription in three lines: σεμε|σειλα|μψ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 46.3.b_2
Southesk 1908, 144f., pl. 15, no. N 9.

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CBd-4424. 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/4424 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 12592

Credits Southesk 1908, pl. 15

Notes Casts of sides A and B

Image-ID 14287

Notes Side A

Image-ID 14288

Notes Plaster cast of side A

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