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Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) πέπτε (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-767
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 474, EA 56474
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 474 (EA 56474)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 396; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_2
Former Collections:
Chester, Greville John (1830–1892)
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
34 x 10 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
whip; clothing: mantle; Anguipes, lion-headed; weapon: armour

Fragment of a magical gem.
A: Frontal view of lion-headed Anguipes in armour and mantle, head to left, holding a whip in his right hand. On the head two rays. In the free space on the left of the figure: a swastika.
B: Characteres and fragment of an inscription in four lines: [.]ε|πτ|ε → πέπτε. 'Digest!'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-767
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-767

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-11-03 20:48:04
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CBd-767. 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/767 on 23-05-2022.

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