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Magical pendant in gold mount: Anguipes (A) vocales (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1688
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M130
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M130
References:
Michel 2001, no. 58; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.g_2
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
14.8 x 11.9 x 5 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whips (2); obelisk
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ; vocales

Gem set in gold mount with ribbed suspension ring (ancient?).
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip (?), a whip is also visible behind the round shield held in the left hand. Inscription below the figure, in three lines: ιαω|αβρασαξ|σαβαωθ → Ἰάω, Σαβαώθ, Ἀβρασάξ.

 

B: An obelisk-like structure divided into nine fields containing letters: ια|ιη|ηι|ωα|αω → vocales.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1688



 

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CBd-1688. 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/1688 on 23-05-2022.

Image-ID 3096

Credits From Michel 2001

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