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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2357
ID-Number:
US-Malibu-Getty_84.AN.1.70
Collection:
US_Malibu, J. Paul Getty Museum
Inventory:
84.AN.1.70
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.b_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
13 x 10 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper with red and yellow. Chips along the edge.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield inscribed ια|ω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in two lines: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

/Description: Jeffrey Spier – CBd/

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 3.A.2.b_1.

 

Last modified: 2019-10-29 21:41:52
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CBd-2357. 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/2357 on 27-05-2022.

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