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Magical gem: Anguipes, Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-2336
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_82.AN.162.78
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
82.AN.162.78
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.m_2
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
14 x 11 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales; Ἰάω, variants

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper (bloodstone). Intact, save for a small chip on the edge.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield, inscribed with αιω. On both sides of the figure, Greek inscription: εληιω|ιηωηωου. → vocales. 
B: Plain.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 3.A.1.m_2.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2336

Last modified: 2019-10-28 17:14:21
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CBd-2336. 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/2336 on 27-05-2022.

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