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Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-628
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 114, EA 56114
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 114 (EA 56114)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 230; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.b_2
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
12 x 10 x 2 mm
Dating:
17th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: shield; whip; clothing: fringed cloak
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; vocales
A: Three-quarter view of cock-headed Anguipes, head to left. The Anguipes wears a fringed cloak, a diagonal band is cast over the chest. Left hand close to the body and holding a whip, right arm hid behind an oval shield. Snake’s legs parallel to left. In the shield, inscription in two lines with mirror writing: φροθ?]|υλμ → unidentified voces; characteres and unintelligible letters. Around, at the top right edge of the gem, fragment of an inscription: ιαειεοευ[- - -]ο → vocales.
B: Plain.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-628
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-628
Last modified: 2015-01-09 14:09:07
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/628
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-628. 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/628 on 02-10-2022.

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