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Magical gem fragment: Anguipes (A) voces (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-632
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 517, EA 56517
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 517 (EA 56517)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 234; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.f_8
Former Collections:
Ready, A.
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
25 x 26 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; stars (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ; voces, unidentified; Ἀδωναΐ?

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand close to the body and holding a round shield, porpax visible. Next to the head on the left, an eight-pointed star, in the free field on the right side another eight-pointed star, under the star the inscription: ρι. Around, fragment of an inscription beginning at the bottom right: [- - - - - ]αλβασενοπ[- - - - - ] → unidentified voces.
B: Fragmental inscription, with four visible lines: ιαωσ[.]|βαωθ[- -]|ναια[- - ]|σαξ (S. Michel: σαψ) → voces including Ἰάω, Σαβαώθ, Ἀδωναΐ, Ἄβρασαξ .
C: Inscription: [- - - -]ηνασωζεν[- - - - ] → unidentified voces.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-632
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-632

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CBd-632. 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/632 on 29-09-2022.

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