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Magical gem: Chnoubis on a base, voces (A) Chnoubis-sign, characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-696
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 437, ΕΑ 56437
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 437 (ΕΑ 56437)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 310; Michel, DMG, no. 11.4.b_3
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
olivine (green)
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 8 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (12); base
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀνοχ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis in profile, to left, with twelve rays around the head. Below Chnoubis, a cylindrical base with a profiled rim. Inscription in the free field on the right, running from top to bottom: ανοχ → Ἀνοχ, on the left, from top to bottom: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς. Inscription in two lines below the base: σεμεσει|λαμ → σεμεσειλαμ.

B: Characteres and letters in three lines. At the top: Chnoubis-sign, in the centre: three eight-pointed stars, at the bottom: rings and S-shaped curves.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-696
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-696
 
Last modified: 2014-09-22 11:24:55
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CBd-696. 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/696 on 23-05-2022.

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