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410, A copy of the famous gem signed by Eutyches, now in Berlin (FG 2305; Antike Gemmen in Deutschen Sammlungen II, 456), the last line of the inscription slightly damaged in making a bevel for the setting. There had been speculation that this stone is the original. It shows the frontal bust of Athena, wearing an ornate Corinthian helmet and aegis. The original was made in the 1st cent. BC.

  • Record Number: 40004607
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 410
  • Period of Original Gem: 18th cent.
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: A copy of the famous gem signed by Eutyches, now in Berlin (FG 2305; Antike Gemmen in Deutschen Sammlungen II, 456), the last line of the inscription slightly damaged in making a bevel for the setting. There had been speculation that this stone is the original. It shows the frontal bust of Athena, wearing an ornate Corinthian helmet and aegis. The original was made in the 1st cent. BC.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1028
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 81
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 410
  • Size: 35x27
  • Comments: Set in gold as a pendant.
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