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669, Weary Herakles seated on his lionskin, on rocks, head on hand holding a sword point-down on his thigh (as if an Ajax). His club on rocks before him. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004828
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 669
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Weary Herakles seated on his lionskin, on rocks, head on hand holding a sword point-down on his thigh (as if an Ajax). His club on rocks before him. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1103
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 299
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 669
  • Size: 16x13
  • Comments: Set in an 18th cent. ring.
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