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Magical gem: Chnoubis with seven eggs (A) Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-459
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26118
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26118
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 91; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.a_4
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
23 x 19 x 6 mm
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; eggs (7); rays (12); Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed snake to left, with twelve rays around the head. Seven spherical eggs among its coils or close-by in the field. In the field: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς.
B: Chnoubis-sign.
Post-antique?

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-459
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-459

Images
A: See the photography by G. Kornbluth(http://www.kornbluthphoto.com/images/Kelsey%20lion%20serpent%20eggs.jpg
B: See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
Last modified: 2017-06-06 11:55:10
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/459
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-459. 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/459 on 03-10-2022.

Image-ID 2365

Credits by G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits by G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits by G. Kornbluth

Rights © G. Kornbluth; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 9316

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 454

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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