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317, Three-quarter back bust of Ariadne or a maenad, ivy-wreathed, dressed in an animal skin, a cloven foot and leg knotted at her shoulder.

  • Record Number: 40004720
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 317
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: Three-quarter back bust of Ariadne or a maenad, ivy-wreathed, dressed in an animal skin, a cloven foot and leg knotted at her shoulder.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: M132-1922
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 195
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 317
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 28x22
  • Comments: Set in a beaded pendant, a shell above; mount 45x34.
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