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672, Herakles, wearing lionskin and holding his club, unveils bare-breasted Alcestis to Admetus, to whom he is restoring her. Admetus has a chlamys wrapped around his outstretched arm, taking Alcestis by the wrist. Ground line. Engraved by Marchant.

  • Reference Number: 672
  • Description: Herakles, wearing lionskin and holding his club, unveils bare-breasted Alcestis to Admetus, to whom he is restoring her. Admetus has a chlamys wrapped around his outstretched arm, taking Alcestis by the wrist. Ground line. Engraved by Marchant.
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 304
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 672
  • Material: Cornelian
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