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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek text? (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-603
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 165, ΕA 56165
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 165 (ΕA 56165)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 205; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.g_1
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
12 x 8 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour. Head to left. Whip held in the right hand, round shield in the left hand. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription: φυλ → φύλ<ασσε>. 'Protect me!' (S. Michel).

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-603
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-603

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CBd-603. 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/603 on 23-05-2022.

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