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Magical gem: Chnoubis on a base, Χνουβίς, voces
CBd-Number:
CBd-697
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 115 (EA 56115)
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 115 (EA 56115)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 311; Michel, DMG, no. 11.4.b_1
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
28 x 24 x 4 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (9); base
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀνοχ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis in profile, to left, with nine rays around the head. Below Chnoubis, a cylindrical base with a profiled rim. Inscription in the free field to the left of Chnoubis: χνουβ|ισ → Χνουβίς. To the right of Chnoubis: ανοχ → Ἀνοχ. In the third line: σεμε|ειλαμψ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ, with a stroke of division instead of the second sigma.




B: Plain.
Post-antique.













Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-697
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-697
Last modified: 2015-01-08 15:12:59
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/697
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-697. 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/697 on 02-10-2022.

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