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Magical gem: lion-headed Anguipes (A) πέπτε (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2125
ID-Number:
DE-Berlin-Aeg_15429
Collection:
DE_Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum
Inventory:
15429
References:
Philipp, Mira et Magica, no. 170; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_6
Former Collections:
Hamburger, L., Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
24.5 x 17 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (H. Philipp)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; whip; weapon: shield; clothing: kilt/pteryges?; clothing: mantle; globus?; star

A:  Frontal view of a lion-headed Anguipes in armour, head, to left, encircled with six rays. Right arm bent and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield. Below the right hand, a star (H. Philipp: globe?).
B: Inscription: πεπ|τε → πέπτε. 'Digest!'.

Bibliography
Philipp, Mira et Magica on CBd-2125
Michel, DMG, 3.C.1.a_6.
 

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CBd-2125. 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/2125 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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Notes from Philipp, Mira et Magica

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