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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Χνουμίς, logoi, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-707
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 559, EA 54276
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 559 (EA 54276)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 321; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_8
Former Collections:
Rose, Rev. W. J., M. A.
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
13 x 10 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis-sign; Chnoubis, lion-headed; nimbus; rays (7); rays, double
Divine Names & Voces:
νααβις βιενουθ and variants; Χνουμίς
Logoi:
σοροορ-logos
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with nimbus and originally seven double rays around the head, of which only five remain.
B: Inscription in nine lines: χνου|μισνααβισ|σοροορμαρβ|αρουδεαρουασ|αλοωναρριεσο||
υραουσμισυεη|υθγιγαντορηκ|ταβαροφει|τα 
→ Χνουμίς νααβις, part of σοροορ-logos, voces unidentified. γιγαντορῆκτα βαροφίτα. 'Crusher of serpents, breaker of giants.' Below: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-707
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-707

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CBd-707. 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/707 on 23-05-2022.

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