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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβραξάς (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-633
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 375, EA 56375
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 375 (EA 56375)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 235; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.d_4
Material:
sard (brown)
Dimensions:
19 x 14.5 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; stars (2)
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀβραξάς
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 right: a six-pointed star, under the right snake’s leg: a four-pointed star. On the left side, in the free field: ια; under the snake’s legs: ω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in three lines: αβ|ραξ|ασ → Ἀβραξάς.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-633
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-633
Last modified: 2016-02-05 14:16:11
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/633
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-633. 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/633 on 23-05-2022.

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