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Magical gem in a silver ring: Donkey-headed Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2682
ID-Number:
GB_London, V&A_608-1871
Collection:
GB_London, Victoria and Albert Museum
Inventory:
608-1871
Former Collections:
Waterton, Edmund (1830–1881)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
stone: 11 x 7 mm; ring: 19 x 25 x 10 mm
Dating:
ring: 5th c. AD (V&A)
Iconography:
Anguipes, donkey-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: pedum?; weapon: shield

Description: Upright oval, surface flat. Green and red jasper. Shape 8. Intact, mounted in an ancient silver ring.

A: Frontal view of a donkey-headed Anguipes in armour. Head to left, right hand holding a shield, with antilabe visible, left hand raised and holding a stick (?).
B: Hidden.

Bibliography
CBd-2682 at the V&A Museum website 

Last modified: 2019-10-02 21:49:16
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2682
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2682. 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/2682 on 14-11-2019.

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