The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβρασάξ (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1056
ID-Number:
US-AA-SCL_Bonner 4
Collection:
US_Ann Arbor, University of Michigan, Special Collections Library
Inventory:
SCL-Bonner 4
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 163; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.e_18
Former Collections:
Bonner, Campbell (1876 Nashville – 1954 Ann Arbor)
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
26 x 19 x 4 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; moon, crescent; star; stars (3); weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head in profile to right. Right hand raised and holding a whip, left hand holding a shield, antilabe visible. Around, three eight-pointed stars and a crescent above the head to the right. Below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: A  star at the top and a crescent at the bottom. In the center, inscribed in two lines: αβρα|σαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1056 

Images
Image of A in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library
Image of B in the Amulet Collection of the Special Collections Library

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CBd-1056. 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/1056 on 17-12-2017.

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