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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-597
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_1986,5-1,45
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
1986,5-1,45
References:
Michel, BM, no. 199; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.f_11
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
20 x 16 x 3.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: tunic; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; αβραωθ and variants

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to right. Instead of the usual armour, the figure wears a tunic. Right arm raised high and holding a whip, left arm hid behind the shield. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscribed in three lines: αβρα|σαξδ|αβραω → Ἀβρασάξ, variant of αβραωθ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-597
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-597

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CBd-597. 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/597 on 22-05-2022.

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