The CBd
Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Chnoubis-sign and inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-1143
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Christies, NY_07.12.2011, Lot 442
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex-Christies, NY_07.12.2011, Lot 442
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Christie's, New York)
Material:
chalcedony (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
diameter: 22 mm
Dating:
ca. 3rd c. AD (Christie's)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; nimbus; rays (7); rays, double
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς

A: The lion-headed Chnoubis, head to left and encircled with a nimbus and seven double rays.
B: In the center: the Chnoubis-sign. Inscription clockwise around, beginning at top: χνουβισ. → Χνουβίς.

Bibliography
Christie's, NY 2011, 78, Lot 442.
christie's.com on CBd-1143

Last modified: 2014-11-19 13:08:54
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CBd-1143. 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/1143 on 23-10-2017.

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