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Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-585
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 56, EA 56056
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 56 (EA 56056)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 187; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.a_22
Former Collections:
Towneley Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; weapon (all types)

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. The god wears armour, the lower part of which is visible only behind the legs, right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a half-round shield, porpax visible.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-585
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-585

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CBd-585. 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/585 on 22-05-2022.

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