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Magical pendant: Ibis (A) Chnoubis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-779
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,16
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,16
References:
Michel, BM, no. 408; Michel, DMG, no. 27.2.d_8
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
serpentine (green to black)
Dimensions:
52 x 43 x 9 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; nimbus; rays (6); rays, double; star; plant: stalks of (3); bird: ibis, tied to an altar; cord; Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Ibis striding to left, with wings tied to an altar with a cord, altar crowned with three stalks of a plant. Above: a star, on the right and left: S-shaped lines (snakes?). Inscription below the image: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Figure of the lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with six double rays and nimbus. Below: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-779
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-779

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CBd-779. 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/779 on 28-09-2022.

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