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Magical pendant in gold mount: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1734
ID-Number:
DE-Hamburg-Skoluda_M003
Collection:
DE_Hamburg, Skoluda Collection
Inventory:
M003
References:
Michel 2001, no. 124; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.l_10
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Frank Sternberg AG, Zürich)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19.6 x 13.9 x 2.8 mm
Dating:
gem, mount, 2nd–3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; stars (3); moon, crescent
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield, porpax and antilabe visible. Inscribed around the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in five lines: μεγ|ατοο|νομα|τουθε|ου → μέγα τὸ ὄνομα τοῦ θεοῦ. ’Great is the name of God.’ The fifth line is flanked by two eight-pointed stars, below: a crescent open to top, with a further star.

Bibliography
Michel 2001 on CBd-1734

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CBd-1734. 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/1734 on 28-09-2022.

Image-ID 3857

Credits From Michel 2001

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