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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Χνουβίς, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-706
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 229, EA 56229
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 229 (EA 56229)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 320; Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.a_30
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
25 x 21 x 7 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; nimbus; rays (7); rays, double
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with nimbus and seven double rays around the head.
B: Chnoubis-sign. Inscription around: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς, with a swastika replacing the letter β.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-706
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-706
Last modified: 2015-01-09 13:25:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/706
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CBd-706. 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/706 on 02-10-2022.

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