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T51, JUPITER APPEARING AS A FLAME OF FIRE TO AEGINA. JUPITER, TO OBTAIN THE FAVOURS OF AEGINA, DAUGHTER OF THE RIVER ASOPUS, CHANGED HIMSELF TO A FLAME OF FIRE, AND MADE THE NYMPH THE MOTHER OF AECUS, WHO WAS THE FATHER OF TELAMON

  • Record Number: 40000080
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T51
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: JUPITER APPEARING AS A FLAME OF FIRE TO AEGINA. JUPITER, TO OBTAIN THE FAVOURS OF AEGINA, DAUGHTER OF THE RIVER ASOPUS, CHANGED HIMSELF TO A FLAME OF FIRE, AND MADE THE NYMPH THE MOTHER OF AECUS, WHO WAS THE FATHER OF TELAMON
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.71
    • Christie's, London: 1839
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 51
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