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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Σαβαώ, Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-588
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 113, ΕA 56113
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 113 (ΕA 56113)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1085; Michel, BM, no. 190; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.f_9
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; weapon (all types)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. In armour, right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a round shield, porpax visible. Inscription below the legs: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in two lines: σαβαω|αβρασαξ → Σαβαώ,  Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-588
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-588
 
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CBd-588. 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/588 on 29-09-2022.

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