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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Anubis (B) Ἀβρασάξ (C) ηνναμαρω (D)
CBd-Number:
CBd-4422
ID-Number:
Southesk, N 6
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
N 6
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 36.1.a_13
Former Collections:
Southesk, James Carnegie, Earl of (1827–1905)
Material:
sard (brown)
Dimensions:
6.5 x 3.5 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip; Anubis; gesture, ithyphallic; figure, jackal-headed; torch; scroll; scarab
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀβρασάξ, variants; ηνναμαρω and variants

Description: Pendant shaped as a heart scarab. Brown sard. Intact, drilled through on the top.

A: Enclodes within the back of a scarab: cock-headed Anguipes in an armour with a whip in the left hand, right hand holding a shield inscribed with ιαω → Ἰάω.
Β: Enclosed within the back of a scarab: ithyphallic figure of Anubis holding a scroll in the right hand and a torch in the left hand.
C: Greek inscription: αβραχασ → variant of Ἀβρασάξ.
D: Greek inscription: εμαμαροσ → variant of ηνναμαρω.

Bibliography
Southesk 1908, 142–143, pl. 13, no. N 6.
Michel, DMG, 36.1.a_13.

 

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CBd-4422. 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/4422 on 25-04-2024.

Image-ID 12590

Credits Southesk 1908, pl. 13

Notes Casts of side A, B, C, and D