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T603, AEGEUS PREVENTING THESEUS [WHOM HE RECOGNIZED BY THE SWORD LYING ON THE TABLE] FROM QUAFFING THE POISONED CUP [OF MEDEA]

  • Record Number: 40000631
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T603
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: AEGEUS PREVENTING THESEUS [WHOM HE RECOGNIZED BY THE SWORD LYING ON THE TABLE] FROM QUAFFING THE POISONED CUP [OF MEDEA]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: "Found unnumbered in the collection"; ANOL.45 on M+
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.190
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1374
    • 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): 603
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 167
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