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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Χνουβίς, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-704
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 143 (EA 56143)
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 143 (EA 56143)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 318; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.a_10
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 9 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis in profile, to left, with seven rays around the head. Inscription in the free field, beginning on the left, above the snake’s head, and corresponding to the seven rays around the head: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series.
B: Inscription in two lines: χνου|βισ → Χνουβίς. Between the two lines: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-704
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-704
Last modified: 2014-09-22 11:33:12
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/704
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-704. 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/704 on 13-08-2022.

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