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Magical gem: The 'ὡς πρόκειται' gem (A-B)
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/4
CBd-Number:
CBd-4
ID-Number:
HU-SzM-Ant_53.169
Collection:
HU_Budapest, Museum of Fine Arts, Classical Collection ()
Inventory:
53.169
References:
Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.3.h_12
Material:
stone, brown to black
Dimensions:
17.2 x 23.7 x 4.9 mm
Iconographical elements:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: kilt/pteryges?; figures, with unspecified animal head (2); moons, crescent (3); stars (3); weapon: armour
Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified; Ἰάω

Description: Transverse oval, both faces slightly convex. Shape 4–5. Black stone. Chipped on side A at the right foot of the Anguipes, a small part of the stone broken off and missing, resulting in a lacuna on both sides.

A: On the left: frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to right. Right hand raised high, left hand holding a round shield, antilabe visible. Inscription below the snake-legs: ιαω → Ἰάω. On the right: two animal-headed figures in armour (?), with raised hands, facing each other; between them: character; above the heads: pair of characteres. Around: ωσπροκειτα[.] → ὡς πρόκειτα[ι]. 'As it is prescribed.'
B: Greek inscription in three lines: δε (on the two sides: crescents open to top and six-pointed stars) |[- -]ιχαησ| [- -]νω (crescent open to top, six-pointed star). Before ν, traces of a letter (υ or χ) → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Nagy 2002
Mentioned in Nagy 2004.
Michel, DMG, 3.A.3.h_12

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