The CBd
Magical scarab: Anguipes
CBd-Number:
CBd-2548
ID-Number:
Wu_Ex-CNG_75, Lot 1521
Collection:
Int_Whereabouts unknown
Inventory:
Ex-CNG_75, Lot 1521
Former Collections:
Int_Art market (Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.)
Material:
quartz, milky
Dimensions:
length: 33 mm
Dating:
1st–3rd century AD (CNG) / post-antique? (CBd)
Iconography:
Anguipes, cock-headed; clothing: mantle; scarab; weapon: armour; weapon: shield; whip

A: Profiled as a scarab.
B: Frontal view of a cock-headed Anguipes in armour and mantle, head to left. Right hand holding a shield inscribed in three lines: vocales? Left hand raised high and holding a whip. Illegible inscription around the edge. 
Pierced through lengthwise for suspension.
Post-antique?

Bibliography
The Classical Numismatic Group, Inc. website on CBd-2548

Last modified: 2015-01-13 11:55:45
Link: classics.mfab.hu/talismans/cbd/2548
CITE THIS PAGE
CBd-2548. 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/2548 on 17-12-2017.

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