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Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2722
ID-Number:
US_Cambridge, Harvard_2012.1.156
Collection:
US_Cambridge, Harvard Art Museums
Inventory:
2012.1.156 (=TL38193.24)
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.a_21
Former Collections:
Hamburg, Sossidi Collection; Int_Art Market (Sotheby's, New York); Cambridge, Harvard University, Department of the Classics, Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
height: 17 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield?; whip; clothing: mantle
Description: Upright oval, both faces flat. Shape 8. Red jasper. Chips on the surface and around the edge.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, mantle thrown over the right shoulder. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand damaged (once holding a shield?).
B: Plain.

Michel, DMG3.A.1.a_21, pl. 48,1.
The Harvard Art Museums website on CBd-2722
Last modified: 2017-09-08 10:42:09
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/2722
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CBd-2722. 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/2722 on 23-05-2022.

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