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Magical gem: Anguipes, Gorgoneion, stars, voces (A) Tropaion, lion, stars, voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1527
ID-Number:
Fr-BnF-CdM_58.2175A
Collection:
FR_Paris, Cabinet des Médailles
Inventory:
58.2174A
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 375; Delatte–Derchain 1964, no. 286; Michel, DMG, no. 53.1.c_3; Mastrocinque 2014, no. 322
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
25 x 19 x 4 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; Gorgoneion; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip; animal: lion; tropaion; stars (6)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper. Upper edge filed.

A: Cock-headed Anguipes wearing an armour, holding a whip in his raised right hand and an oval shield in his left hand. On the shield: ιαω → Ἰάω. Below: Gorgo-head. In the free field: the letters ι and ν, and six six-pointed stars. Greek inscription all around: νιυενι[......]υ.ι γ θ → unidentified voces.
B: Tropaion with a jumping lion. In the free field, six six-pointed stars and a short inscription running vertically beside the tropaion: ια|εν → unidentified voces. Greek inscription along the edge: ενλυ[......]ε̣ι συ ι̣νει → unidentified voces.

Attributed to the Tropaion master (Á. M. Nagy). 


Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1527
Mastrocinque 2014 on CBd-1527

Nagy 2011, 77–78, pls. 7a–b. (Tropaion master)

The Cabinet des Médailles database on CBd-1527

Last modified: 2019-07-20 14:32:23
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1527
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1527. 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/1527 on 06-02-2023.

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Credits Photo: A. Mastrocinque

Rights © Bibliothèque nationale de France, Cabinet des Médailles

Notes Side A and B