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Magical gem: Snake holding bee in mouth (A) 'κνημμιδίῳ εὐξιψιδίῳ' (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-463
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26126
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26126
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 93; Michel, DMG, no. 46.1.a_3
Material:
jasper (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 4 mm
Iconography:
bee; rays (7); Chnoubis?
A: Snake with seven rays on the head, to left, holding bee in its mouth.
B: Inscription in four lines: κνη|μμιδιω|ευξιψιδ|ιω → κνημμιδίῳ εὐξιψιδίῳ. (C. Bonner) 

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-463
Mastrocinque 1998, 10-11.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-463

Images
See the photography by G. Kornbluth
(In: 'Abrasax gems' of Kornbluth Photography)
Last modified: 2017-06-27 16:29:16
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/463
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-463. 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/463 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 4510

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4511

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 4514

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 2378

Credits By G. Kornbluth

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

Image-ID 9317

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 461

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

Image-ID 462

Credits from Bonner, SMA

Rights © Ann Arbor, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology

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