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T64, ORIGIN OF THE WORSHIP OF JUPITER AMMON [JUPITER, UNDER THE FORM OF A GOAT, CONDUCTING BACCHUS TO A FOUNTAIN IN THE DESERTS OF LYBIA, ON WHICH SPOT BACCHUS AFTERWARDS ERECTED A TEMPLE TO JUPITER AMMON]

  • Record Number: 40000093
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T64
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: ORIGIN OF THE WORSHIP OF JUPITER AMMON [JUPITER, UNDER THE FORM OF A GOAT, CONDUCTING BACCHUS TO A FOUNTAIN IN THE DESERTS OF LYBIA, ON WHICH SPOT BACCHUS AFTERWARDS ERECTED A TEMPLE TO JUPITER AMMON]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Apoll. Rh.
  • Last Recorded Collection: British Museum, London: BM MLA 1945, 7-3, 3.Given by Miss F. J. Lefroy
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.88
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1380
    • 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): 64
    • Rudoe, J. 'The faking of gems in the eighteenth century' in: Why Fakes Matter (1992): p. 30, no. 9
    • Rudoe, J. in M. Jones (ed.): Fake? (1990): 154c
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