The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription, character (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-2545
Collection:
US_Boston, Robert Schoch
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (ancient-jewellery.com, UK)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
15 x 11 x 3 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἀβρασάξ; Ἀδωναΐ, variants; Ἰάω

Description: Side A upright oval, side B transverse oval, both faces flat. Shape 8–9. Green and red jasper (heliotrope). Large chip at the bottom.

 A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour and mantle, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield, inscribed with the letters: ιαω→ Ἰάω. Inscription above the head, round top from left to right: αβρασσξ → Ἀβρασάξ, on the left, below the right arm: αιδ|ωνε|αεθ → variant of Ἀδωναΐ, below the feet and the shield: characteres.
B: Characteres and letters inscribed in two lines.

Bibliography
Unpublished.

 

Last modified: 2019-10-22 23:05:18
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2545
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CBd-2545. The Campbell Bonner Magical Gems Database (2010-), developed at the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest, editor-in-chief: Á. M. Nagy. Retrieved from: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2545 on 12-12-2019.

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