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Magical gem: Horse with palm branch (A) Anguipes (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1147
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.314
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.314
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.i_4
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
14 x 21 x 3 mm
Iconography:
animal: horse; plant: palm branch; Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified

A: Horse in profile, galopping to left, holding a palm branch in its mouth. Inscription in Latin and in mirror-writing: on the right, above the horse's back: TIBER, on the left, below the head: IS → Tiberis.
B: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield, porpax and antilabe visible. Inscription below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
C: Inscribed around the edge: αιαωαριαζασ → vocales including Ἰάω.

Bibliography
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1147

Last modified: 2020-12-27 17:00:54
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1147. 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/1147 on 23-05-2022.

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