The CBd
Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) vox (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-769
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,49
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,49
References:
Michel, BM, no. 398; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.b_3
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
37 x 18 x 4 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; clothing: mantle; moon, crescent; rays (7); weapon: armour; whip
Divine Names & Voces:
voces, unidentified

A: Lion-headed Anguipes standing in frontal view, head turned left, and topped with seven rays. He is wearing armour and a mantle, holding a whip in his right hand and a round shield in his left, porpax visible. In the free space above the shield a letter ν, on the left of the figure a swastika, on the right a crescent.
B: Inscription in three lines: συε|οαω|γισυ → unidentified vox.

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-769
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-769

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CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-769. 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/769 on 21-11-2017.

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