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Magical gem in a modern gold mount: Anguipes (A) Ἰάω (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2478
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1219
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1219
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2234; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.b_14
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
11.6 x 9.3 (si.O.) x 2.9 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; star
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both sides flat. Shape 8–9. Dark grey haematite, small damage on both faces. Set in a modern gold ring. 
Purchased in 1817.

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. Below the figure, an eight-pointed star.
B: Inscribed with ιαω → Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2478
Michel, DMG, 3.A.1.b_14.

Last modified: 2019-11-11 21:00:54
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2478
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CBd-2478. 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/2478 on 19-05-2022.

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Notes Side A and B

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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