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T963, DEATH OF AGAMEMNON [HE IS LYING ON A COUCH, AT THE FOOT OF WHICH ARE HIS ARMS SUSPENDED ON A CIPPUS, CLYTEMNESTRA HAS SEIZED HIS HAIR, AND HOLDS A DAGGER IN HER UPLIFTED HAND, HER COUNTENANCE IS TURNED TOWARDS EGISTHEUS, WHO IS URGING HER ON TO THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME]

  • Record Number: 40001003
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T963
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DEATH OF AGAMEMNON [HE IS LYING ON A COUCH, AT THE FOOT OF WHICH ARE HIS ARMS SUSPENDED ON A CIPPUS, CLYTEMNESTRA HAS SEIZED HIS HAIR, AND HOLDS A DAGGER IN HER UPLIFTED HAND, HER COUNTENANCE IS TURNED TOWARDS EGISTHEUS, WHO IS URGING HER ON TO THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.384
    • Christie's, London: 1839-517
    • 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): 963
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 127
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