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Magical gem: Chnoubis. 'Shatterer of giants' (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-708
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 22, EA 56022
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 22 (EA 56022)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 322; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_21
Material:
stone, green
Dimensions:
19.5 x 14. 5 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; nimbus; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς; Θώθ?; Χνουμίς?


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A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with nimbus and seven double rays around the head. Inscription around the edge, beginning at bottom left: χβουβισγιγαντορηκτα → Χνουβίς γιγαντορκτα; below: θυωθ → Θώθ?. 'Chnoubis. Shatterer of giants. Thoth'.
B: Inscription on the right, from top to bottom: χνουμισζηλ → variant of Χνουμίς? In the center: Chnoubis-sign and characteres.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-708
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-708
Last modified: 2014-09-22 11:34:43
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/708
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CBd-708. 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/708 on 22-05-2022.

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