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T864, ACHILLES IN THE RIVER SCAMANDER [ACHILLES IN THE RIVER XANTHUS, SAVING HIMSELF FROM THE FURY OF THE RIVER-GOD, BY TEARING UP A TREE BY ITS ROOTS, WITH WHICH HE FORMED A BRIDGE ACROSS THE RIVER; THE GOD IS REMOVING ONE OF THE DEAD BODIES OF THE TROJANS WITH WHICH ACHILLES HAD FILLED UP THE STREAM ]

  • Reference Number: T864
  • Description: ACHILLES IN THE RIVER SCAMANDER [ACHILLES IN THE RIVER XANTHUS, SAVING HIMSELF FROM THE FURY OF THE RIVER-GOD, BY TEARING UP A TREE BY ITS ROOTS, WITH WHICH HE FORMED A BRIDGE ACROSS THE RIVER; THE GOD IS REMOVING ONE OF THE DEAD BODIES OF THE TROJANS WITH WHICH ACHILLES HAD FILLED UP THE STREAM ]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΕΤΙΟΝ
  • Signature: Aetionos
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres graves antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.173
    • Christie's, London: 1839-511
    • 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): 864
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 122
  • Material: Sardonyx
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