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Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-1134
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA-81.6.300
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.300
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_1
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; whip; weapon: shield; weapon: armour
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; vocales
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield. Inscription around the edge: ιαωαβ|ρασαξ → Ἰάω, Ἀβρασάξ, below the right arm:  αω? → vocales?
B: Plain.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1134

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CBd-1134. 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/1134 on 23-05-2022.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.300)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.300)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.300)

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.300)

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