The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes, Ἰάω (A) voces, characteres (B-C)
CBd-Number:
CBd-609
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,39
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,39
References:
Michel, BM, no. 211; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.2.i_8
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
jasper, green and red
Dimensions:
21.7 x 14.9 x 4 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; Chnoubis-sign?; stars (5); weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἰάω; Ἰάω, variants; Σαβαώθ, variants

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in armour, head to left. Round shield in the right hand, with porpax visible, whip in the left hand. Around: five stars; below: ιαω → Ἰάω.
B: Letters (including οβ|υν|ι) and characteres → anagramma for Χνουβίς, variant of Chnoubis-sign?
C: Inscription: αβαοαιαω → variant of  Σαβαώθ, Ἰάω.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-609
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-609

Last modified: 2017-06-28 14:47:48
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CBd-609. 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/609 on 13-12-2017.

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