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Magical gem: Anguipes with four stars (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-595
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 57, ΕA 56057
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 57 (ΕA 56057)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 197; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_6
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
17 x 14 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; stars (4)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, in armour, head to right. Right arm raised high and holding a whip, of which only the end is visible. Left arm holding a round shield, with porpax visible. In the free field around the figure: four eight-pointed stars. To the left of the figure: ι, with remains of letters below the feet →  Ἰ[άω].
B: Inscribed in three lines: αβρ|ασ|αξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-595
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-595

Last modified: 2021-03-08 13:23:08
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CBd-595. 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/595 on 22-05-2022.

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