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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1133
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.299
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.299
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.n_1
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; vocales

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield. Inscription below the right arm: characteres or letter including χ. Below the left arm, upside down: characteres or illegible letters including π, η. Below the snake's legs in two lines: characteres, ε|ημαμορ[- -].
B: Inscribed: ηι → vocales.
C: Inscribed around the edge: ιαιαωιααλωνοωι?[...]ιχθεθωιιι → voces including vocales, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1133

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CBd-1133. 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/1133 on 22-05-2022.

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