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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1373
ID-Number:
US-AA-KMA_26169
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology
Inventory:
26169
References:
Chifletius–Macarius, no. III 14; Bonner, SMA D. 173; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.b_36
Material:
agate, green to grey
Dimensions:
36 x 31 x 7 mm
Dating:
early modern (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand hid behind an oval shield, inscribed with ια|ω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in five lines: ταλα|αραιω|ωαραoρo|vτoκo|vβαι → voces including vτoκo vβαι (perhaps Coptic for "thou art the lord of souls“).

/Description: Erika Zwierlein-Diehl - CBd/

Designed after Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas, III 14 (after an impression from Laurentius Pignorius, Lorenzo Pignoria /1571–1631/, possibly the owner of the original).

Bibliography
Chifletius–Macarius, Abraxas, III 14
Bonner 1930–1932, 376-7.
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1373
Michel 1999/2000, 75f. Abb. 13.
Michel, DMG, 240, Liste 3.A.1.b Taf. 104,2, VIII 7.
Michel 2005, 141–70, 153f. fig. 15–16.



 
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CBd-1373. 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/1373 on 17-05-2022.

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