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31, Danae seated on a stool lifting her dress up and away from her body, baring one breast and looking up towards Zeus' golden rain (not shown). Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004652
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 31
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: Danae seated on a stool lifting her dress up and away from her body, baring one breast and looking up towards Zeus' golden rain (not shown). Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1142
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 127
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 31
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 15x9
  • Comments: Set in a modern gold ring.
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