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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-590
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 235, ΕA 56235
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 235 (ΕA 56235)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 192; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.l_1
Former Collections:
Temple, Sir William
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
44 x 33.5 x 5 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; clothing: mantle; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; voces, unidentified; σουμαρτα and variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. The god wears armour and a mantle, right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a round shield, porpax visible. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω → Ἰάω. Inscription beginning in the free field above the shield: σου, below the feet: μαρ, on the left of the figure: τασ → variant of σουμαρτα.
B: Inscribed in four lines: εαητε|ηιουω|ιινωι|θμουβισ → voces including vocales.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-590
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-590
 
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CBd-590. 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/590 on 29-09-2022.

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