The CBd
Magical gem: Chnoubis (A) Sarapis (B) σισισρω-logos (C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1517
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0020
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0020
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 349; Michel, DMG, no. 48.1_1
Material:
obsidian (black)
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: crocodile; animal: quadruped, unspecified; Chnoubis, lion-headed; clothing: mantle; object, unidentified; rays (6); Sarapis; scepter, unspecified; solar disk; throne; vessel: patera?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Βαϊνχωωωχ
Logoi:
σισισρω-logos

A: Lion-headed Chnoubis, head to right and surrounded by six (?) rays. The flattened coils of Chnoubis are trampled upon by a four-legged animal, facing him.
B: Sarapis seated in profile to left on a throne, which rests on the back of a crocodile. He is crowned with the solar disk, left hand raised and leaning on a tall sceptre, right hand holding an unidentified object (Bonner: patera?). In the free field an inscription: βαινχωωωχ → Βαϊνχωωωχ.
C: Inscribed around the edge: χνουωραβρασαξσισισρωσισιφερμου → σισισρω-logos

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1517
Michel, DMG, 48.1_1.
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1517

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CBd-1517. 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/1517 on 05-08-2020.

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