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Magical gem in a modern gilded silver mount: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2483
ID-Number:
AT-Wien-KM_IX B 1209
Collection:
AT_Wien, Kunsthistorisches Museum
Inventory:
IX B 1209
References:
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III, 2239; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.b_6
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
12 x 9 (si.O.) x 3.5 mm
Dating:
2nd c. AD (Zwierlein-Diehl)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales

Description: Side A upright oval and flat, side B probably lenticular. Shape 3. Green jasper with red spots (heliotrope), damaged at the lower edge of side A. Set in a modern, gilded silver ring.
Already at the Museum in 1806.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to rigth. Both legs curling to the left side of the figure. Whip held high in the right hand, left hand holding an oval shield with characteres, seen as if supported by the snake's legs. Greek inscription to the left of the figure, from top to bottom: ιαηιεηιουωηι[- -] → vocales.
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
Zwierlein-Diehl, AGWien III on CBd-2483
Michel, DMG, 3.A.4.b_6.
 

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CBd-2483. 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/2483 on 23-05-2022.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side A

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