The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2561
ID-Number:
ES-Madrid-Prado_00032
Collection:
ES_Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado
Inventory:
00032
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dating:
post-antique? (CBd)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes, nude, head to right. Right hand raised, bent in elbow, holding a whip, left hand hid behind a shield which is inscribed with the letters ιαωε|ρχβ character θ, followed by characteres → Ἰάω, unidentified voces. Both snake's feet are extended to the right.
B: Hidden.
Set in an octagonal coffer with engraving and cameos, from the collection of the Dauphin's Treasure.

Bibliography
Angulo Iñiguez 1989, 67, no. 84.
Arbeteta Mira 2001, 346–347.
The Museo Nacional del Prado website on CBd-2561

Last modified: 2017-07-01 13:24:06
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2561
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CBd-2561. 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/2561 on 18-11-2017.

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