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Magical gem: Helios riding lion (A) Anguipes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1095
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_1963.04.0015
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
1963.04.0015
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1106; Bonner, SMA D. 226; Michel, DMG, no. 37.A.3.d_2
Material:
pyrites (brass-yellow)
Dimensions:
23 x 18,5 x 5 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; Helios; crown, unspecified; rays (7); gesture, greeting; bucranion; animal: lion, with snake-headed tail; plant: palm branch; clothing: tunic; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip; clothing: kilt
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω
A: Helios on the back of a lion striding right, its left forepaw resting on the skull of an ox, its tail ending in a snake's head. The god’s head is turned right and is surrounded with seven rays, his right hand raised in greeting. On the right, facing Helios and the lion: a female figure, wearing a long garment, left hand lowered beside the body, right hand raised in greeting. In the free field above the lion: ιαω → Ἰάω, below the figures: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ. 
B: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes, wearing kilt and tunic, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip (?), left hand holding a round shield inscribed with: ιαω → Ἰάω, palm branch in the field over the shield.
 
Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1095
The Kelsey Museum Artifacts Database on CBd-1095

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CBd-1095. 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/1095 on 22-05-2022.

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