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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1622
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M004
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M004
References:
Michel 2001, no. 60; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_8
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
12.1 x 9.2 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω
A: 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, the inside of which is visible, inscribed with the letters ιαω → Ἰάω in two lines. The inscription ιαω → Ἰάω also appears in the free field around the figure.
B: Inscribed in two lines: αβρα

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Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1622
Last modified: 2016-02-10 13:17:19
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1622
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1622. 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/1622 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 2934

Credits From Michel 2001

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