The CBd
Magical pendant: Chnoubis (A) γιγαντοφόντα πανταρήκτωρ βαροφίτα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-943
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 206, EA 56206
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 206 (EA 56206)
References:
Bonner 1951, no. 21; Michel, BM, no. 584; Michel, DMG, no. 11.3.b_20
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
basalt (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
33 x 25 x 7 mm
Dating:
4th–5th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Chnoubis, lion-headed; Chnoubis-sign; nimbus; rays
Divine Names & Voces:
Χνουμίς

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis to right with nimbus and rays.
B: Chnoubis-sign. Around: χνουμισ → Χνουμίς. Inscription along the edge: γιγαντοφονταπανταρηκτωρβαροφιγα → γιγαντοφόντα πανταρήκτωρ βαροφίτα.  'Chnoumis, giant-slayer, shatterer of all, crusher of snakes.'

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-943
Michel, BM on CBd-943

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CBd-943. 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/943 on 12-12-2017.

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