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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) figure holding palm branch (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-618
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 575, EA 55007
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 575 (EA 55007)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 220; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.a_8
Former Collections:
Nash, W. H.
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; stars (7); whip; gesture, hand raised to mouth; plant: palm branch; crown, unspecified; figure, unidentified
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield, half hid behind the figure, porpax visible. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω → Ἰάω. In the free field: seven eight-pointed stars.
B: Frontal view of a standing figure, head turned right. Right hand holding a palm branch, left hand raised to mouth. Inscription around the figure, beginning on the left: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-618
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-618

Last modified: 2021-03-08 18:22:08
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CBd-618. 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/618 on 02-10-2022.

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