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Magical pendant: Anguipes (A) Pseudo-inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1061
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 6
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 6
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 178; Spier, Gems, no. 656; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.a_7
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
stone, brown to black
Dimensions:
37.1 x 27.4 x 6.2 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, human-headed; weapon: armour?; object, unidentified; torch, burning; clothing: kilt
Place of discovery:
Syria (Bonner)
A: Encircled by an Ouroboros-like design, frontal view of a human-headed Anguipes (Bonner: presumably cock-headed), holding an unidentified object in his raised right hand and a torch (?, Bonner) in the left hand. The figure wears a kilt between the snake legs and what seem to be human legs. Pseudo-inscription round the edge, below the figure.
B: Pseudo-inscription in nine lines.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1061
Spier, Gems on CBd-1061

Images
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/slide178.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
http://www.lib.umich.edu/files/libraries/hsl/178rev.JPEG" target="_blank">Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-1061. 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/1061 on 27-05-2022.

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