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Magical gem in a gold setting: Anguipes, voces, characteres (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4185
Collection:
IT_Firenze, Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Inventory:
15125
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Fi 48
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18 x 14.8 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; whip; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants; Ἰάω; Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί and variants; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Σαβαώθ, variants

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper with red spots (heliotrope). Chipped on the edge and mounted in a post-antique gold setting with two rings.

A: Cock-headed Anguipes dressed in armour, holding a whip in his right hand and a round shield in his left hand. Inscription on the shield running vertically: ιαω → Ἰάω. Greek inscription on the left: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ. Below: characteres.
B: Greek inscription in seven lines: ιαω|σαβασαξσεμε|σειλααμψακραμα|χαμαρεισεσενγ|εβαρφαρανγησ|αβλαναθανα|λβα → Ἰάω, variant of Σαβαώθ, variant of σεμεσειλαμ, variant of Ἀκραμμαχαμαρεί, variant of σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης, Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome.

Bibliography
SGG II, 51–52, Fi 48.

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CBd-4185. 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/4185 on 18-07-2024.

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