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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Χνουβίς νααβις βιενυθ, Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-709
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 214, EA 56214
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 214 (EA 56214)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 323; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.a_11
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
moss agate (white and green); chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
15 x 13 x 7 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
rays (7); Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
νααβις βιενουθ and variants; Χνουβίς
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with seven rays around the head.
B: Inscription in three lines: χνουβισ|νααβισ|βιενυθ → Χνουβίς, variant of νααβις βιενουθ. Below: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-709
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-709
Last modified: 2015-01-12 15:53:25
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/709
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CBd-709. 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/709 on 02-10-2022.

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