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283, The centaur Cheiron, animal skin over his shoulders, holds Achilles who stands with a lyre; a tree behind. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004869
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 283
  • Period of Original Gem: 2nd/1st cent. BC.
  • Material of Original Gem: Red jasper
  • Description: The centaur Cheiron, animal skin over his shoulders, holds Achilles who stands with a lyre; a tree behind. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1161
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 339
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 283
  • Size: 13x9
  • Comments: Set in a modern gold ring.
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