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Magical gem in post-antique gold mount: Anguipes (A) Horus sitting on lotus flower (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1947
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_9
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
9
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 9; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.c_5
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
19 x 14.8 mm (with mount 21.9 x 17.5 x 3.3 mm)
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; scarab; whip; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; weapon: armour; crown, double; plant: lotus buds (2); Harpocrates sitting on lotus flower; Harpocrates seated with knees drawn up; gesture, hand raised to mouth; flail; side-lock of youth
Divine Names & Voces:
σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; Ἰάω; Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί and variants; Ἰάω, variants; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, variants; vocales, in pterygoma form; Μιχαήλ
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. Inscription in the shield: ιλαααζω → variant of Ἰαω? (E. Zwierlein-Diehl: darin steckt Iαω und ζῶ). Around, above the head of the Anguipes: ιαω → Ἰαω. Below, a scarab. Inscription around, beginning to the left of the figure: ακραμαχαμαρειαβλαναθαναλβμιχαηλ → variants of Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί and Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, Μιχαήλ.
B: Harpocrates sitting to left on a lotus flower, nude, with knees drawn up. Left hand holding a flail, right hand raised to mouth. On the head: the solar disk (Zwierlein-Diehl: double crown), side-lock of youth visible. Inscription around the figure in the free field: αρκαθβαοιαωσισενγενβαρφαρανγη → αρκαθβαο Ἰαω, variant of σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης. 
C: Inscription around the edge: αεεηηηιιιιοοοοουυυυυυωωωωωωω → vocales in pterygoma form.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1947
 










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CBd-1947. 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/1947 on 23-05-2022.

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