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Magical gem: Chnoubis on a base, voces (A) Characteres, Greek letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-698
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 376, ΕA 56376
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 376 (ΕA 56376)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 312; Michel, DMG, no. 11.4.b_5
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays (9); Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-signs (2); 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 two lines in the free field to the left of Chnoubis: χνουβ|ισ → Χνουβίς. To the right of Chnoubis: ανοχ → Ἀνοχ. In the third line: σεμε|ιλαμψ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ, with a stroke of division instead of the second sigma.

 

B: Characteres and letters in five lines: ζ|ζζ|three eight-pointed stars|οοιοσς (σ: in mirror writing) Chnoubis-sign|      Chnoubis-sign.
Post-antique.




Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-698
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-698

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CBd-698. 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/698 on 23-05-2022.

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