The CBd
Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-sign (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1135
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.302
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.302
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 11.2.b_2
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
17 x 13 x 6 mm
Dating:
ca. 2nd–3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουμίς

A: The lion-headed Chnoubis to left, head encircled with seven rays.
B: In the center, the Chnoubis-sign. Inscribed around the edge, from top to bottom on the left: χνουμισ → Χνουμίς.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1135

Last modified: 2015-07-14 21:58:25
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1135
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1135. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1135 on 23-10-2017.

Image-ID 4166

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.302)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 4167

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.302)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 4169

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.302)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Image-ID 4168

Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.302)

Rights Images © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
2
3
4
4 image(s) total