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Magical pendant: Anguipes (A) Hecate (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-636
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 137, EA 56137
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 137 (EA 56137)
References:
Goodenough, JS, III, no. 1098; Bonner 1951, no. 31; Michel, BM, no. 238; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.5_3
Former Collections:
Praun and Mertens Collection; Eastwood, George
Material:
bronze
Dimensions:
diameter: 25 mm
Dating:
400–410 AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; modii (3); clothing: garment; weapon: daggers (2); torch, burning; torches (2); whips (2); Hecate; stars (7); clothing: mantle; weapon: sword; weapon: shield; weapon: armour; thunderbolt
A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right, standing above thunderbolts. Right hand raised high and holding a short sword, left hand hid behind an oval shield. In the free field around the figure: seven seven-pointed stars.
B: Hecate trimorph wearing peplos and mantle, holding torches in her lowermost hands, daggers in the middle, whips in the uppermost hands. The three heads are adorned with modii.

Bibliography
Bonner 1951 on CBd-636
Michel, BM on CBd-636
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-636


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CBd-636. 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/636 on 27-05-2022.

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