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406, Procession with Silenos. He is seated, holding a cup, collapsing, on a donkey, being supported by a satyr who is stepping on a pot on the ground, a thyrsos beyond him. Behind, a satyr dancing, holding a torch?; beyond the horse a horned satyr holds out a wreath for Silenos and a wreathed horn or cornucopia. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004731
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 406
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Procession with Silenos. He is seated, holding a cup, collapsing, on a donkey, being supported by a satyr who is stepping on a pot on the ground, a thyrsos beyond him. Behind, a satyr dancing, holding a torch?; beyond the horse a horned satyr holds out a wreath for Silenos and a wreathed horn or cornucopia. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1236
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 205
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no.406
  • Size: 18x14
  • Comments: Set in an 18th cent. fob.
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