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Magical gem in a modern gilded mount: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2479
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1210
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1210
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2235; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.i_2
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
23 x 14 (si.O.) x 4.4 mm
Dating:
2nd–3rd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; figure, snake-legged

Description: Upright oval, flat. Shape 8. Green jasper with red spots (heliotrope), intact. Set in a modern, gilded silver ring.
Already at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in 1806.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Right hand holding a shield, left hand holding a staff with four cross notches (Zwierlein-Diehl: kerykeion?). Greek letters and chraracteres around the figure.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2479
Michel, DMG, 3.A.2.i_2.
 

Last modified: 2019-10-02 21:45:34
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CBd-2479. 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/2479 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side A

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