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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) archangel names (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-613
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 49, EA 56049
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 49 (EA 56049)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1080; Michel, BM, no. 215; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.a_3
Material:
jasper, yellow
Dimensions:
27 x 20 x 5 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; whip; weapon: shield?
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants; Μιχαήλ; Οὐριήλ

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Right hand holding a whip, left hand holding a shield (?). Inscription in the free field, beginning next to the right snake’s leg: αβρασαξιαω → Ἀβρασάξ, Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in four lines: μιχαη|λουριη|ρσαβα|ω → Μιχαήλ, Οὐριήρ, Σαβαώ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-613
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-613

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CBd-613. 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/613 on 01-10-2022.

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