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Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) στομάχου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-770
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,106
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,106
References:
Michel, BM, no. 399; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_9
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; weapon: armour; whip; weapon: shield, rectangular; 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 rectangular shield in his left, porpax visible. In the free space on the left of the figure a swastika.
B: Inscription in three lines: στο|μαχ|ου → στομάχου. 'For the stomach!'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-770
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60957&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+399&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-770

Last modified: 2019-11-03 21:10:47
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/770
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CBd-770. 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/770 on 23-05-2022.

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