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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) fish (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-622
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 405, EA 56405
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 405 (EA 56405)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 224; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.h_1
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
14 x 11 x 1.5 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: shield; whip; fish

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes, nude, head to left. Left hand holding a whip, lower right arm hid behind a round shield. The figure stands on a groundline, below this an inscription with letters and an arrow pointing downwards: φχ↓.
B: A small fish represented horizontally, head to left.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-622
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-622

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CBd-622. 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/622 on 17-05-2022.

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