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Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-611
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 122, EA 56122
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 122 (EA 56122)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 213; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.a_1
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
14 x 12 x 2.5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour?; weapon: shield; weapon: sword

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, in armour (?), head to right. Right hand holding a sword, left hand holding a round shield with spoke-like notches visible on the inside.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-611
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-611
 

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CBd-611. 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/611 on 27-05-2022.

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