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Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) πέπτε (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-771
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,51
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,51
References:
Michel, BM, no. 400; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
17.5 x 15 x 5 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip; rays (4)

A: Lion-headed Anguipes standing in frontal view, head turned left., four rays around it. He is wearing armour, and holding a whip in his right hand and a round shield in his left, with porpax visible. In the free space: fragment of letters (characteres?).
B: Fragment of an inscription in two lines: πε|πτ|[.] → πέπτ[ε.] 'Digest!'.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-771
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-771

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last modified: 2019-11-03 21:11:06
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CBd-771. 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/771 on 23-05-2022.

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