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680, Cheiron is seated holding the young naked Achilles (dress at his back) standing before him, holding a lyre. Behind, a young satyr wearing an animal skin plays a pipe. Ground line. See also the next. The type is that of the Herculaneum painting; cf. LIMC Achilleus 50-62, including other gems.

  • Reference Number: 680
  • Description: Cheiron is seated holding the young naked Achilles (dress at his back) standing before him, holding a lyre. Behind, a young satyr wearing an animal skin plays a pipe. Ground line. See also the next. The type is that of the Herculaneum painting; cf. LIMC Achilleus 50-62, including other gems.
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 338
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 680
  • Material: Cornelian
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