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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβλαναθαναλβα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2475
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX 2002
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX 2002
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2231; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.f_5
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
22,4 x 17 (si.O.) x 4,7 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip; moon, crescent; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἰάω, variants
Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper (heliotrope). Intact.
Purchased in 1861 from Frau La Croix.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield, inscribed with αιω → variant of Ἰάω. An eight-pointed star to the right of the figure, and a crescent to the left. 
B: Inscribed in two lines: αβλα|ναθα|ναλβ|α → Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2475
Michel, DMG, 3.A.2.f_5.

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CBd-2475. 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/2475 on 22-05-2022.

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