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Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης (B)
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/11
CBd-Number:
CBd-11
ID-Number:
HU-MNM-RGy_R.10.1951.224
Collection:
HU_Budapest, National Museum, Department of Roman Antiquities ()
Inventory:
R.10.1951.224
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
23 x 17 x 4 mm
Iconographical elements:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Names & Voces:
Ἀβλαναθαναλβα, palindrome; Ἀβρασάξ; σεμεσειλαμ and variants; σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης and variants

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Whip held high in the right hand, shield in the left hand. Inscription around the figure, from top to bottom: αβρ|ασα|ξσ|εμε|σειλ|αψ → Ἀβρασάξ, variant of σεμεσειλαμ.
B: Inscribed in seven lines: α|βλαν|αθανα|λβασεσε|γγενβαρ||φαρα|γγησ → Ἀβλαναθαναλβα-palindrome, σεσεγγενβαρφαραγγης.
The gem belongs to the same production as CBd-1114, see Endreffy /comm. 2012/ on CBd-11 and CBd-1114.

Bibliography
Gesztelyi 2000 on CBd-11

Last modified: 2017-03-11 12:07:40

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