Gnostic, Medical / Magical Amulet, with Chnoubis


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: L.: 0.02 m. W.: 0.015 m.

Accession Number

65.875

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gnostic, Medical Amulet. gray-green, oval (cf. 52.534). Obverse: coiled serpent, Chnoubis monster, with lion’s head with six rays. Reverse: inscription [inscription] and accompanying character [inscription]

Provenance

By 1965: with Tassos Zoumboulakis, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Tassos Zoumboulakis, June 9, 1965

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund