The CBd
Magical gem: Lion-headed Anguipes (A) στομάχου (B)
CBd-Number:
CBd-770
ID-Number:
GB-BM-MMEu_G 1986,5-1,106
Collection:
GB_London, The British Museum
Inventory:
G 1986,5-1,106
References:
Michel, BM, no. 399; Michel, DMG, no. 3.C.1.a_9
Former Collections:
Ogden Collection
Material:
haematite (black)
Dimensions:
18 x 15 x 3 mm
Dating:
4th c. AD (Michel)
Iconography:
Anguipes, lion-headed; clothing: mantle; weapon: armour; weapon: shield, rectangular; whip

A: Lion-headed Anguipes standing in frontal view, head turned left. He is wearing armour and a mantle, holding a whip in his right hand and a rectangular shield in his left, porpax visible. In the free space on the left of the figure a swastika.
B: Inscription in three lines: στο|μαχ|ου → στομάχου. 'For the stomach!'

Bibliography
Michel, BM on CBd-770
The British Museum Collection database on CBd-770

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CBd-770. 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/770 on 21-11-2017.

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