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495, Young Herakles leaning on a pillar of rock against which his club rests, his right hand on his left shoulder, lionskin around his neck. Inscribed ERAK. Said to be by Burch.

  • Record Number: 40004837
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 495
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: Young Herakles leaning on a pillar of rock against which his club rests, his right hand on his left shoulder, lionskin around his neck. Inscribed ERAK. Said to be by Burch.
  • Inscription Greek: ΗΡΑΚ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 307
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 495
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 16x10
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