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Magical gem: Jackal-headed Anguipes (A) Greek letters (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-637
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,47
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,47
References:
Michel, BM, no. 239; Michel, DMG, no. 3.B.1.b_1
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19 x 15 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
whip; weapon: shield; weapon: armour?; Anguipes, jackal-headed

A: Frontal view of jackal-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Right hand stretched out horizontally and holding a round shield, left hand raised high and holding a whip. Inscription in the free field around the figure: ιζγαθ.
B: Inscription with each letter underlined: ζθσ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-637
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-637

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CBd-637. 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/637 on 27-05-2022.

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