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Magical pendant: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-980
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 589
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 589 (M&LA 78,11-1,678)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 621
Former Collections:
Meyrick, A. W. H.
Material:
clay
Dimensions:
56 x 44 x 9 mm
Dating:
ancient/modern? (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; whip; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; weapon: armour
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἀβρασάξ, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants; Σολομών


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Triangular pendant, bored through at the top.
A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Right hand holding an oval shield, inscribed with ιαω → Ἰάω, left hand holding a whip. Inscription above the head of the Anguipes: αβρασασ → variant of Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Inscription in four lines: σολο|μον|σα|βαω → Σολομών, Σαβαώ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-980
http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/search_the_collection_database/search_object_details.aspx?objectid=60005&partid=1&searchText=Michel+2001+621&fromADBC=ad&toADBC=ad&numpages=10&orig=%2fresearch%2fsearch_the_collection_database.aspx¤tPage=1" target="_blank">The British Museum Collection database on CBd-980

Last modified: 2019-10-02 21:09:10
Link:cbd.mfab.hu/cbd/980
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CBd-980. 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/980 on 04-10-2022.

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