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Magical gem: Chnoubis, vox (A) Chnoubis-sign, Χνουβίς (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4426
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Southesk_N 11
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 11
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_2
Former Collections:
Rhoussopoulos, Athanasios (Athens) 1823–1898; Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
plasma (green)
Dimensions:
7 x 5 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7); Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς

Description: Oval, lentoid. Shape 1. Green plasma. Set in a gold swivel. "Athens, Professor Rhousopoulos: 1880".

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis in profile to left, with seven rays around the head. Inscription around, beginning at the bottom: γιγαντοπαντορηκταβαροφονταβαρουφειτα → γιγαντοπαντορήκτα βαροφοντα βαροφίτα. 'Breaker of all the giants, crusher of snakes.'
B: Chnoubis-sign, below: χνουβι → Χνουβίς.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 11.3.b_2.
Southesk 1908, 146, pl. 15, no. N 11.

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CBd-4426. 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/4426 on 25-04-2024.

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Credits Southesk 1908, pl. 15

Notes Cast of side A and B

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Notes Side A

Image-ID 14286

Notes Plaster cast of side A

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