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T63, JUPITER DESTROYS THE CERCOPES WITH HIS THUNDERBOLTS, AND THEN CHANGES THEM TO MONKEYS [APES], FOR HAVING REFUSED, AFTER PROMISING THEIR ASSISTANCE AND RECEIVED REMUNERATION, TO FIGHT AGAINST SATURN [JUPITER CHANGING THE CYCLOPS INTO BEARS ]

  • Record Number: 40000092
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T63
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: JUPITER DESTROYS THE CERCOPES WITH HIS THUNDERBOLTS, AND THEN CHANGES THEM TO MONKEYS [APES], FOR HAVING REFUSED, AFTER PROMISING THEIR ASSISTANCE AND RECEIVED REMUNERATION, TO FIGHT AGAINST SATURN [JUPITER CHANGING THE CYCLOPS INTO BEARS ]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 63
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.86
    • Christie's, London: 1839-89
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