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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-587
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 570, ΕA 56531
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 570 (ΕA 56531)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 189; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.g_6
Material:
jasper, red
Dimensions:
24 x 17 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀδωναΐ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; Σαβαώθ, variants
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. The god is in armour, right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm hid behind a round shield. Inscription in the shield: ι|αω → Ἰάω. Inscription in the free field along the edge: σαβαωοιιω → Σαβαώ, vocales..
B: Inscribed in three lines: αδωναι|σεμεσιλα|ψ → Ἀδωναΐ, variant of σεμεσειλαμ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-587
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-587
Last modified: 2021-03-08 13:21:55
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/587
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CBd-587. 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/587 on 03-10-2022.

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