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Magical gem: Chnoubis, winged uterus (A) animal-headed god holding sword (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-752
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 556, EA 48954
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 556 (EA 48954)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 28; Michel, BM, no. 381; Michel, DMG, no. 54.5.b_1
Former Collections:
Naaman Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
33 x 20 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
uterus, winged; Chnoubis, with unspecified head; key (7-bitted); rays (7); stars (5); figure, donkey-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: sword; hieroglyph, sa
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω


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A: At the bottom: winged uterus-symbol, with parts of a seven-bitted key below it. At the top, above a baseline: Chnoubis with unspecified head, around the head, seven rays. In the free field, five six- and seven-pointed stars. To the left of the snake: ιαω. Characteres.
B: Donkey-headed figure (Seth or Anubis?) in armour, standing to left, right hand holding a sword, left hand holding the hieroglyph ’sa’. To the right of the head of the figure, a seven-pointed star, to the left, below the arm, characteres.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-752
Michel, BM on CBd-752
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=61703&partid=1&searchText=48954&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-752

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CBd-752. 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/752 on 28-09-2022.

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