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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) mummy, vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-119
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 327 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 327 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 509; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.a_2
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
21* x 18 x 3.5 mm (lower face c. 18 x 13 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: bandage; gesture, lying; mummy; solar disk; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants; vocales, αεηιουω; αναλβαβλανα-palindrome

A: Frontal view of the cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield, which is inscribed in two lines: ια|εω → variant of Ἰάω. Inscription around, beginning at bottom left: αναλβαβλανα → αναλβαβλανα-palindrome.
B: (Falcon-headed?) mummy, lying, crowned with the solar disk. Inscription below: αεηιουω → The Greek vowel series.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 231-32, no. 509.
Michel, DMG, 3.A.3.a_2

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CBd-119. 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/119 on 23-05-2022.

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