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Magical gem: Chnoubis, voces, vocales
CBd-Number:
CBd-976
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 17, EA 56017
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 17 (EA 56017)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 617; Michel, DMG, no. 11.9_4
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
carnelian (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14 x 6 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, human-headed; rays (7); weapon: arrow
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; Ἀνοχ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Χνουβίς?


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A: Human-headed Chnoubis, to front, with seven rays around the head. On the breast, a diagonally traversed arrow. Below, a rectangular frame enclosing the word ιαω → Ἰάω, in mirror writing. Inscription around the figure, also in mirror writing. Above the head: σεμσειλαμ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ; on the right, from top to bottom: ανοχ → Ἀνοχ; on the edge, from bottom to top: ιβαβαοαιανγησ; on the left, from top to bottom: χολχνουβισ → variant of Χνουβίς; on the left edge, from bottom to top: γιγαντορηκτα → γιγαντορκτα.
B: Plain.
Post-antique.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-976
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CBd-976. 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/976 on 29-09-2022.

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