The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes (A) Greek inscription (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-3206
ID-Number:
NL-Leiden-RMO_H+ 20
Collection:
NL_Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Inventory:
H+ 20
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
19 x 15 mm
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
vocales; voces, unidentified

Description: Both sides upright oval and flat. Shape 8–9. Haematite. Edge chipped at the top.
Preserved at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden at Leiden since 1831. Acquired from Mr. Humbert and possibly found in Egypt.

A: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Whip held high in the right hand, shield in the left hand, which is decorated with two lines of characteres. Inscription in four lines, on the left side of the figure: ια|ηιεηι| ουωη|ιωη → vocales. Below the figure, chraracteres and letters in three lines. 
B: Greek inscription in one line: οσπεσ → unidentified vox (or Latin: hospes?).

Bibliography
Leemans 1840, no. G 400
Raven 2010, 53, fig. 34

Last modified: 2017-12-02 17:02:39
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CBd-3206. 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/3206 on 12-12-2017.

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Notes Side A

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Notes Side B

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