The CBd
Magical gem: Chnoubis, inscription (A) stars, Chnoubis-signs (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-39
ID-Number:
IT-Napoli-MAN_26761/393
Collection:
IT_Napoli, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
26761/393
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Na 6; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_14
Material:
steatite, white to grey
Dimensions:
16.4 x 11.4 x 3.7 mm (Nagy)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-signs (3); rays (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
κκκ; κρατιαρθι; Χνουβίς

Upright oval gem with trapezoid section, both the reverse and the obverse are lightly convex.
A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, to left, head crowned with seven rays. Inscription in the free field: χνουβ|ισ|γιγ α|ντο ρη|ξ|κ ρα|τ ια|ρθι → Χνουβίς, variant of γιγαντορήκτης, κρατιαρθι. 'Chnoubis, shatterer of giants.'
B: Above, three eight-pointed stars; in the middle, three Chnoubis-signs; below, κκκ.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 11.3.b_14
SGG I, 78, fig. 22.
SGG II, 86, Na 6.

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CBd-39. 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/39 on 11-12-2017.

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