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Magical gem: Chnoubis, Ἰαεω‑palindrome, vocales (A) Chnoubis sign, Χνουβί, vox (B)
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/690
CBd-Number:
CBd-690
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 458, ΕA 56458
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum ()
Inventory:
G 458 (ΕA 56458)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 304; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.f_2
Former Collections:
Blacas Collection
Material:
chalcedony, white to brown/grey
Dimensions:
29 x 18 x 7 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconographical elements:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; rays (7)
Names & Voces:
vocales, αεηιουω; voces, unidentified; Χνουβίς
Logoi:
Ἰαεω‑palindrome

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis in profile, to left. Seven rays around the head. Inscription in the free field, running around the edge, beginning at top left: ιαεωβαιηρενεμ[- - -]νοθιλαρικριφιαευεαιφιρκιραλιθονυ. Inscription in the second line, beginning at bottom left: ομενερφαβωεαιαεηιουω → Ἰαεω-palindrome, the Greek vowel series.
B: In the center: Chnoubis-sign. Inscription around the edge: χνουβιαλαμβητωρ → Χνουβί, vox.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-690
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-690

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