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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) voces, characteres (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2203
ID-Number:
IT-Napoli-MAN_27022/1177
Collection:
IT_Napoli, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
27022/1177
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Na 16; Michel, DMG, no. 3.B.1.b_6
Former Collections:
Renzi abbey, Collection of
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
27.7 x 20 x 5.4 mm (Nagy)
Iconography:
Anguipes; clothing: bandage; whip; gesture, hand raised to mouth; animal: quadrupeds, unspecified (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Σαβαώθ; voces, unidentified; vocales, αεηιουω; Ἀδωναΐ, variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed (?) or lion-headed (?) Anguipes, head to left, body wrapped in bandage. Left hand raised and holding a whip, right hand raised to mouth. Ouroboros-like snake’s legs reach upwards and meet above the head. Two quadrupeds stand at the feet with face turned back towards the figure. Around, outside the snake's legs, inscription: σαβαωθαδωνεαβρασαξαβλαναθαναλβα → Σαβαώθ, Ἀδωναΐ, Ἀβρασάξ, Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome. Inside the legs, on the left: α|ε|η|ιου|ωα||ω|λ, on the left: ω|υ|α|ιο|ηη||λ → The Greek vowel series, unknown vox.
B: Letters and characteres.
C: Inscription around the edge: φορτουνατοσματρωνασ → Φορτουνᾶτος, son of Ματρώνα.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG3.B.1.b_6
SGG I 245 e; p. 292, tavv. 12-13.
SGG II 90, Na 16.

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CBd-2203. 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/2203 on 23-05-2022.

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