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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-606
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,43
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,43
References:
Michel, BM, no. 208; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.f_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
15 x 12 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἰάω; Ἀδωναΐ?; Σαβαώθ, variants; λαρουριξυ

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour. Head to left. Whip held in the right hand, lower left arm hid behind a round shield. Inscription below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in six lines: σαβαω|αβρασαξ|αδονεα|βλαναθα|λβαλαρ||ουριξυ → voces including Σαβαώ, Ἀβρασάξ, variant of Ἀδωναΐ?, variant of Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, λαρουριξυ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-606
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-606

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CBd-606. 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/606 on 03-10-2022.

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