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The CBd
Magical pendant: Chnoubis (A) ibis (B)
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/1161
CBd-Number:
CBd-1161
ID-Number:
GB-AshMus-2003.128
Collection:
GB_Oxford, Ashmolean Museum ()
Inventory:
2003.128
References:
Henig–MacGregor 2004, no. 13.13
Material:
glass, black
Dimensions:
31 x 25 x 6 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Henig - MacGregor)
Iconographical elements:
bird: ibis, tied to an altar; Chnoubis, lion-headed; cord; nimbus; plant: stalks of (3); rays, double
Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, nimbate head to left, encircled with double rays.
B: Ibis striding to left, tied (with a cord?) to an altar topped with three stalks of plant. Inscription beneath the groundline: ιαω → Ἰάω.
The gem shows close parallels with CBd-779.

Bibliography
Henig - MacGregor 2004, 124, no. 13.13

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