The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes (A) stele with characteres (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-120
ID-Number:
GB-Cambridge, Fitzwilliam_B 328 (CM)
Collection:
GB_Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum
Inventory:
B 328 (CM)
References:
Henig, Cambridge, no. 510; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.g_3
Material:
heliotrope
Dimensions:
23 x 18 x 5 mm (lower face 19 x 14 mm)
Dating:
3rd–4th c. AD (Henig)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; stars (2); stele; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of the cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high and holding a whip, left hand hid behind a round shield, seen from the side. Letters scattered in the free field: ι?]αβρασαξ → Ἰ<άω>, Ἀβρασάξ. Below the figure: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Stele, with an eight-pointed star in its triangular pediment, and another eight-pointed star below it. The stele is inscribed with four characteres.

Bibliography
Henig 1994, 232-233, no. 510.
Michel, DMG, 3.A.3.g_3

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CBd-120. 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/120 on 12-12-2017.

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