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T782, AGAMEMNON IN THE TENT OF NESTOR [AGAMEMNON, AFTER THE RETREAT OF THE GREEKS, CONSULTING NESTOR, WHO IS RAISING HIMSELF FROM HIS COUCH, AT THE HEAD OF WHICH ARE HIS HELMET, SHIELD AND SPEAR THE KING OF PYLOS IS STRETCHING FORTH HIS HAND TO GREET AGAMEMNON]

  • Reference Number: T782
  • Description: AGAMEMNON IN THE TENT OF NESTOR [AGAMEMNON, AFTER THE RETREAT OF THE GREEKS, CONSULTING NESTOR, WHO IS RAISING HIMSELF FROM HIS COUCH, AT THE HEAD OF WHICH ARE HIS HELMET, SHIELD AND SPEAR THE KING OF PYLOS IS STRETCHING FORTH HIS HAND TO GREET AGAMEMNON]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Current Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Utah: 1952.142
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.42
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 175
    • Christie's, London: 1839-370
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 782
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 115
    • Christie's, London: 27.06.1854; lot 102
  • Material: Amethyst
  • Comments: Several of the Monson gems appear in the 1851 and the 1854 sale. They probably didn't sell the first time.
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