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Magical gem: Helios driving quadriga (A) Anguipes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1059
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 5
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 5
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 174; Michel, DMG, no. 22.4.a_4
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
20,3 x 16,6 x 4,3 mm
Iconography:
Helios; rays (4); whip; gesture, greeting; quadriga; Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield

A: Helios standing to front on the quadriga, head to left, and crowned with four rays. Right hand raised in greeting, left hand holding a whip. Two of the horses turn left, two right, the heads of the pole horses facing each other. Wheels of the chariot shown in side view behind the horses.
B: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to left, right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield. The figure wears armour, but the junction of the trunk and the snake's legs is not concealed.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1059 

Images
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide174.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/174rev.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-1059. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1059 on 22-05-2022.

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