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T658, TISIPHONE [ONE OF THE ERINYES, CAUSING THE DEATH OF] CYTHAERON [MEGERA, ENRAGED WITH THE INDIFFERENCE OF CYTHERON, IS ABOUT TO CAST A SERPENT FROM HER HEAD AT THE SHEPHERD, WHO IS SEATED ON A ROCK WITH HIS CROOK, AND WHO WITH UPLIFTED ARM IS REMONSTRATING WITH HER WILD PASSION]

  • Record Number: 40000686
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T658
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: TISIPHONE [ONE OF THE ERINYES, CAUSING THE DEATH OF] CYTHAERON [MEGERA, ENRAGED WITH THE INDIFFERENCE OF CYTHERON, IS ABOUT TO CAST A SERPENT FROM HER HEAD AT THE SHEPHERD, WHO IS SEATED ON A ROCK WITH HIS CROOK, AND WHO WITH UPLIFTED ARM IS REMONSTRATING WITH HER WILD PASSION]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΔΜΟΝ
  • Signature: Admon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.255
    • Christie's, London: 1839-771
    • 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): 658
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 30

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