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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβλαναθαναλβα (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-591
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 361, EA 56361
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 361 (EA 56361)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 193; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.g_16
Former Collections:
Richter, O. Esq.
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
30 x 21 x 6 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἰάω; vocales
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, in armour, head to right. Right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a round shield. Inscription below the legs: ιαω → Ἰάω. In the free field beside the figure: α; vertically on the left edge: ηαιι; above the head: ι; vertically on the right edge: ροη → vocales.
B: Inscribed in four lines: αβλ|αναθ|αναλ|βα → Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-591
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-591
Last modified: 2014-09-18 17:08:55
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/591
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-591. 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/591 on 28-09-2022.

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