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Silver cast of an ancient gem in a gilded silver mount: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2477
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1211
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1211
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2233; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.5_7
Material:
silver
Dimensions:
18.9 x 13 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω, variants; Λαϊλαμ and variants
Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides flat. Silver cast of an ancient gem, set in a modern, hinged, gilded silver ring. Shape 8c. 
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 round shield, inscribed with ιαω →  Ἰάω. 
B: Greek inscription in three lines: λαιλαμψαπω|μψιθερλαξιμ|αθαρ → voces including Λαϊλαμ.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2477
Michel, DMG 3.A.5_7

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CBd-2477. 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/2477 on 23-05-2022.

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