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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-589
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986, 5-1,44
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986, 5-1,44
References:
Michel, BM, no. 191; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.b_34
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19.5 x 17 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; stars (2); whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἰάω, variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Probably semi-nude, right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a round shield. Porpax and antilabe visible. In the free field on the left and below: two seven-pointed stars. Letters scattered around the figure: ιαωι → vocales including Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in three lines: θο|ριπ|α.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-589
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-589
Last modified: 2015-01-09 11:05:34
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/589
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CBd-589. 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/589 on 22-05-2022.

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