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Magical pendant: Anguipes (A) Hecate (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-635
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 528, ΕA 26748
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 528 (ΕA 26748)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 237; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.5_2
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
33 x 29 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: garment; modii (3); whips (2); torch, burning; torches (2); weapon: daggers (2); stars (2); stars (6); clothing: mantle; whip; weapon: shield; weapon: armour; Hecate

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour wearing chlamys, head to right. Right hand hid behind a round shield, left hand close to the body and holding a whip (Michel: sword). In the free field around the figure: seven eight-pointed stars.
B: Hecate trimorph wearing peplos, holding burning torches in her lowermost hands, daggers in the middle, whips in the uppermost hands. The three heads are adorned with modii. To the right and left of the figure a rearing snake facing inside, above the snake-heads an eight-pointed star on each side.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-635
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-635

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CBd-635. 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/635 on 27-05-2022.

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