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433, A naked sculptor seated chiselling a bearded bust on a wreathed block. Behind it a lidded vase and a herm with a palm branch and shield or tympanon behind it. In the field a star and ribboned hoop. Ground line. On the back inscribed ICHTHYS.

  • Reference Number: 433
  • Description: A naked sculptor seated chiselling a bearded bust on a wreathed block. Behind it a lidded vase and a herm with a palm branch and shield or tympanon behind it. In the field a star and ribboned hoop. Ground line. On the back inscribed ICHTHYS.
  • Inscription Greek: ΙΧΘΥΣ
  • Current Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870)
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009)
  • Material: Cornelian
  • Comments: The bust and vases are bleached by heat (King 317).
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