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465, Above a segment of the world globe, Ares, in helmet and cloak, seated on a rock; Aphrodite fully dressed dancing and accompanied by Eros; Apollo playing his lyre; Zeus seated, back view, turning to look back at Artemis (?), naked upper part, holding up a bow, and Poseidon(?) as a seated naked male on a rock. Beside Zeus, his eagle.

  • Reference Number: 465
  • Description: Above a segment of the world globe, Ares, in helmet and cloak, seated on a rock; Aphrodite fully dressed dancing and accompanied by Eros; Apollo playing his lyre; Zeus seated, back view, turning to look back at Artemis (?), naked upper part, holding up a bow, and Poseidon(?) as a seated naked male on a rock. Beside Zeus, his eagle.
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 177
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 465
  • Material: Sardonyx
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