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26, A naked youth, dress at his back, seated on a block. A woman naked but for some flying dress, stretches an arm to him (comforting the wounded?) and looks away. Aphrodite and Adonis?

  • Record Number: 40005216
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 26
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: A naked youth, dress at his back, seated on a block. A woman naked but for some flying dress, stretches an arm to him (comforting the wounded?) and looks away. Aphrodite and Adonis?
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: A25-1921
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 636
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 26
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 40x36
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