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1839-658, MENELAUS PURSUING HELEN; HE IS IN A HELMET, AND WITH A FLOWING ROBE, HIS SWORD IS FALLING FROM HIS RIGHT HAND, THE SHIELD ON HIS LEFT ARM ALSO INSCRIBED WITH MENELAUS AND HELEN IN GREEK

  • Record Number: 40001708
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-658
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MENELAUS PURSUING HELEN; HE IS IN A HELMET, AND WITH A FLOWING ROBE, HIS SWORD IS FALLING FROM HIS RIGHT HAND, THE SHIELD ON HIS LEFT ARM ALSO INSCRIBED WITH MENELAUS AND HELEN IN GREEK
  • Inscription Greek: ΣΟΛΩΝ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ
  • Signature: Solon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Christie's, London: 1839-658
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.378

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