The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes with Greek inscription
CBd-Number:
CBd-4421
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-Southesk_N 5
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 5
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.i_10
Former Collections:
Alischan, Constantinople; Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
5,5 x 4 and 5 x 3,5 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; whip; weapon: shield; Chnoubis-sign
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Δαμναμενεύς

Description:Upright octagonal, red jasper. Set in a gold ring. Ephesos, Artemision? "Constantinople, Alischan: 1880." Post-antique? (CBd)

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes, head to left, holding a shield in his right hand and a whip in his left. Inscription around the figure, beginning at bottom left: ασκικατασκιλιξτετροξδαμναμενευσαισαι → variant of ephesia grammata, including Δαμναμενεύς.
B: Chnoubis-sign.

Bibliography
Michel, DMG, 3.A.2.i_10
Southesk 1908, 141–142., pl. 13, no. N 5.

Last modified: 2020-12-28 10:16:14
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/4421
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CBd-4421. 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/4421 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 12589

Notes Cast of side A