The CBd
Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) Chnoubis (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-766
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,50
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,50
References:
Michel, BM, no. 395; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.b_2
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
23 x 17 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; Chnoubis, lion-headed; nimbus; rays (7); rays, double; stars (6); weapon: armour; weapon: shield, rectangular; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of lion-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left, holding a whip in his right hand and a rectangular shield in his left hand. In the free space: six six-pointed stars. Inscription in the shield, running vertically: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Lion-headed Chnoubis to left, with nimbus and seven double rays around the head.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-766
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-766

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CBd-766. 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/766 on 21-11-2017.

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