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Magical gem: Anguipes, Greek inscription (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2344
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_83.AN.437.48
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
83.AN.437.48
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.l_2
Former Collections:
Mezzacappa, Damon (1936–2015) New York
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18 x 14 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; tabula ansata; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; σουμαρτα and variants

Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper. Minor chips along the edge.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. The figure is standing above a tabula ansata inscribed σουμαρτα → σουμαρθα. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand holding an inscribed(?) round shield.
B: Inscription in six lines: σου|μαρτ|ακαρ|βασμ|αρβα||σ → σουμαρθα, unidentified vox. 

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 3.A.1.l_2.
The J. Paul Getty Museum Collection Online on CBd-2344


 

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CBd-2344. 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/2344 on 27-05-2022.

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