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Magical gem in a modergn gold mount: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2476
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1212
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1212
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2232; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.h_3
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
21.5 x 15.4 (si. O.) x 3.7 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; Φρῆ and variants
Logoi:
αιαναγβα-logos and variants

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides flat. Shape probably 8–9. Dark green jasper, damaged at the right arm and at the left snake-leg on side A. Set in a modern, revovable gold ring, with an engraved rose at the hoop.
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield, inscribed with characteres.
B: Greek inscription in four lines: σολομαζ|βαλιαιαζα|αιηιουω|ηιηωφρη → voces including part of αιαναγβα-logos, vocales, Φρῆ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2476
Michel, DMG, 3.A.1.h_3.

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CBd-2476. 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/2476 on 22-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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