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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβρασάξ, Ἀδωναΐ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-594
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 426, ΕA 56426
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 426 (ΕA 56426)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1087; Michel, BM, no. 196; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.f_12
Former Collections:
Cracherode Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
17 x 12 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Ἀδωναΐ; Ἰάω, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, in armour, head to right. Right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm holding a shield. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω; on the left, beside the figure: ιαη; below the legs: σαβαω → variant of Ἰάω, vocales, variant of Σαβαώθ.
B: Inscribed in three lines: αβρα|σαξα|δωναι → Ἀβρασάξ, Ἀδωναΐ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-594
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-594
Last modified: 2016-02-05 13:52:39
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/594
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CBd-594. 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/594 on 29-09-2022.

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