The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-1126
ID-Number:
US-NY-MMA-GRA_81.6.301
Collection:
US_New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Department of Greek and Roman Art
Inventory:
81.6.301
References:
Bonner, SMA D. 167; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.1.f_10
Former Collections:
King, Rev. Charles William Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
18 x 13 x 2 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (MM Coll. website)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω; Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Frontal view of the cock-headed Anguipes, head to right, wearing armour, chlamys thrown over the right shoulder. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand holding a round shield. Letters scattered in the free field: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Inscription in two lines: αβρασαξσαβαω → Ἀβρασάξ, Σαβαώ.

Bibliography
Bonner, SMA on CBd-1126
The Metropolitan Museum Collections website on CBd-1126

Last modified: 2016-02-05 15:24:50
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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-1126. 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/1126 on 17-12-2017.

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Credits The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of John Taylor Johnston, 1881 (81.6.301)

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