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Magical gem: Anguipes, voces (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4258
Collection:
IT_Perugia, Museo Archeologico Nazionale dell'Umbria
Inventory:
1247
References:
Mastrocinque, SGG II, no. Pe 9; Vitellozzi 2010b, no. 505
Former Collections:
Guardabassi, Mariano (1823–1880)
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
13.1 x 9.1 x 2.5 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; vocales

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green jasper. Small chip on the edge, surface slightly damaged. Previously part of the Guardabassi Collection.​​​​​​​

A: Cock-headed Anguipes wearing an armour and holding a whip in the right hand and a shield in the left hand. On the shield: ια|ω → Ἰάω. Greek inscription along the edge: ιαωιεηιουω ηια(α) → Ἰάω and vocales.
B: Greek inscription: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
SGGII, 107, Pe 9.
Vitellozzi 2010b, 406, no. 505

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CBd-4258. 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/4258 on 21-02-2024.

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