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Magical gem: Anguipes, lion, Hermes (A) characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1060
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 58
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 58
References:
Smith–Hutton 1908, no. nr. 220; Bonner, SMA D. 177; Michel, DMG, no. 24.1.b_1
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor); Cook, Wyndham Francis (1860–1905)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
16 x 12 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; money bag; clothing: mantle; kerykeion; Hermes; gesture, lying; animal: lion; weapon: shield; clothing: kilt; weapon: armour; figure, male

A: On the left, a cock-headed Anguipes standing to front, head to right, right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield. In the center, a lion running to left, trampling a (dead?) figure lying on his back. On the right, Hermes standing to front, head to right, hands lowered beside the body, left hand holding a purse, right shoulder supporting caduceus, mantle wrapped round the right forearm. Eleven characteres in the free field around the figure.
B: Six characteres arranged in two lines.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1060 

Images
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide177.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/177rev.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library




 

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CBd-1060. 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/1060 on 22-05-2022.

Image-ID 3629

Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library

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Credits by Christopher A. Faraone

Rights © Christopher A. Faraone; Ann Arbor, Special Collections Library

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Credits from Bonner, SMA

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Credits Smith–Hutton 1908, no. 220.

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