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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Harpocrates (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-118
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 326 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 326 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 508; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.a_10
Material:
magnetite (black)
Dimensions:
18* x 15 x 3 mm (lower face 15.5* x 11 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; gesture, hand raised to mouth; clothing: mantle; crown, lotus; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; flail; whip; stars (7); Harpocrates
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Frontal view of the cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand bent in elbow and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield, porpax visible. Above the figure, two eight-pointed stars, one more to its left, four more to its right below. Inscription around the edge, running from bottom left: δημητρισ → Δημήτρις.
B: Harpocrates standing to left, wrapped in a mantle, head topped with a large lotus-crown. Right hand raised to mouth, left hand holding a flail. Inscription in the free field: ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 231, no. 508.
Michel, DMG, 3.A.3.a_10

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CBd-118. 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/118 on 13-08-2022.

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