The CBd
Magical gem: Anguipes with torch (A) vox in Ouroboros (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-624
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 54, EA 56054
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 54 (EA 56054)
References:
Michel, BM, no. 226; Michel, DMG, no. 3.A.4.a_5
Material:
jasper, green to black
Dimensions:
19 x 14.5 x 3 mm
Dating:
3rd c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: tunic; Ouroboros; torch; weapon: armour?; weapon: shield, with Ἰάω
Divine Names & Voces:
Ἀβρασάξ; Βαϊνχωωωχ, variants; Ἰάω

A: Frontal view of cock-headed Anguipes in tunic and armour(?), head to right. Left hand holding a burning torch, right hand holding a round shield. Inscription in the shield: ια|ω →Ἰάω. Inscription in the free field: αβρασαξ → Ἀβρασάξ.
B: Ouroboros, head to right, enclosing inscription in three lines: αβω|χων|ιωχ → Anagramma for Βαϊνχωωωχ.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-624
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-624

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CBd-624. 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/624 on 14-12-2017.

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