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T116, VENUS TRANSFORMING THE CERASTES, THE INHABITANTS OF THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS, TO BULLS, FOR IMMOLATING HUMAN VICTIMS

  • Record Number: 40000145
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T116
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS TRANSFORMING THE CERASTES, THE INHABITANTS OF THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS, TO BULLS, FOR IMMOLATING HUMAN VICTIMS
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 116
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.174
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1234
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