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1839-1825, HORTENTIUS [Quintus Hortensius Hortalus, 114 BC to 50 BC]

  • Record Number: 40002318
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-1825
  • Material of Original Gem: Jacinth
  • Description: HORTENTIUS [Quintus Hortensius Hortalus, 114 BC to 50 BC]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 22.139.42
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IX.2.11
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1825
  • Comments: Recorded as Late Republican or Early Imperial garnet, possibly showing Maecenas. Here the Poniatowski engraver is copying the well-known bust signed Q.HORTENSIVS.

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