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Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Greek text? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-712
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,20
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,20
References:
Michel, BM, no. 326; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.f_13
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
rock crystal
Dimensions:
21 x 14 x 7.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; rays (7); rays, double; nimbus
Divine Names & Voces:
Σάραπις
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with nimbus and seven double rays around the head.
B: Inscription in three lines: νικα|σεπη|νοκψ νικᾷ ὁ Σέραπις τὸν φθόνον? (S. Michel)  'Sarapis, defeat the envious!'? 

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-712
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-712
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CBd-712. 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/712 on 03-10-2022.

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