The CBd
Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1160
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-2003.102
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum
Inventory:
2003.102
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.12
Material:
chalcedony, green to blue
Dimensions:
23.1 x 17 x 5.9 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor) / post-antique? (CBd)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-signs (3); rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουβίς

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, roaring head to left, encircled with seven rays. Inscription vertically around the edge on the left, from top to bottom: χνουβισ → Χνουβίς.
B: Characteres in three lines, including stars, the Z-sign and the Chnoubis-sign. Inscription below, horizontally: ανοσ.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 124, no. 13.12

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CBd-1160. 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/1160 on 21-05-2018.

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