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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription and characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1948
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_G 3
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
G 3
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 10; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_22
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17.9 x 14.4 x 3.7 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; voces, unidentified
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding an oval shield, inscription in the shield: ιαω  Ἰάω; below the snake-legs: characteres, ζ. Letters around the figure in the free field, see E. Zwierlein-Diehl's transcription (Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1948). Three characteres below the snake-legs. 
B: Inscription and charcteres in five lines including αβρ|ασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-1948
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/1948
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CBd-1948. 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/1948 on 27-05-2022.

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