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Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) στομάχου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-768
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,48
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,48
References:
Michel, BM, no. 397; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_8
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
29.5 x 16.5 x 4.5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; weapon: armour; whip; weapon: shield; rays (6); clothing: mantle

A: Lion-headed Anguipes standing in frontal view, head turned left. He is wearing armour and a mantle, holding a whip in his right hand and a round shield in his left hand, porpax visible. On the head, six rays. In the free space on the left of the figure: a swastika.
B: Inscription in four lines: στ|ομ|αχ|ου → στομάχου. 'For the stomach!'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-768
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=62232&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+397&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-768

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CBd-768. 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/768 on 29-09-2022.

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