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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) σεμεσιλαμ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-605
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 403, ΕA 56403
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 403 (ΕA 56403)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1091; Michel, BM, no. 207; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.f_1
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
14 x 10 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ; Ἀδωναΐ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants

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 below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω. Next to the left snake’s leg from bottom to top: σαβαωθ → Σαβαώθ. Next to the right snake’s leg from bottom to top: αδωναι → Ἀδωναΐ.
B: Inscription in two lines: σεμε|σιλαμ → variant of σεμεσειλαμ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-605
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-605

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CBd-605. 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/605 on 22-05-2022.

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