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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) snakes, inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-229
ID-Number:
DE-Köln-Institut für Altertumskunde_11
Collection:
DE_Köln, Institut für Altertumskunde der Universität
Inventory:
11
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln 11; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.h_10
Former Collections:
Matouk, Fouad S. Collection
Material:
quartz (colour unspecified)
Dimensions:
15 x 12.5 x 3.2 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip; solar disk; snakes (7)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; Ἰάω, variants; vocales, triads of
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a large oval shield inscribed in four lines: ια|ωιαη|αβρα|σαξ → ιαω ιαη Ἄβρασαξ.
B: Seven snakes with solar disks above their heads. Inscription below the snakes: αβρασαξ → Ἄβρασαξ.
C: Inscribed around the edge: ειηιωιηιηεηιυυυωναπουεσχαμεθ → ειη ιωι ηιη εηιυ υυ ων απου εσχαμεθ (E. Zwierlein-Diehl). 

Bibliography

Zwierlein-Diehl, Köln on CBd-229
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Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/229
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CBd-229. 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/229 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Cast of reverse

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