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T861, LYCAON SUPPLICATING ACHILLES [WHO IS ABOUT TO PIERCE HIM WITH HIS SPEAR, AND IS OFFERED A RANSOM OF 300 BULLS. SOME RUSHES MARK THE SPOT AS THE BANK OF THE XANTHUS]

  • Record Number: 40000897
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T861
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: LYCAON SUPPLICATING ACHILLES [WHO IS ABOUT TO PIERCE HIM WITH HIS SPEAR, AND IS OFFERED A RANSOM OF 300 BULLS. SOME RUSHES MARK THE SPOT AS THE BANK OF THE XANTHUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Homer, Iliad
    Homer, Ilias; transl. J.H.Voss (1793)
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.170
    • Christie's, London: 1839-825
    • 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): 861
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.30
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 44
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.65
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