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429, An athlete stands frontal, naked, apparently pouring from an alabastron into his lowered hand - details have been polished away. Beside him a hydria stands on a table. Short ground line. Inscribed (details mainly polished away) GNAIOU.

  • Record Number: 40005199
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 429
  • Material of Original Gem: Garnet
  • Description: An athlete stands frontal, naked, apparently pouring from an alabastron into his lowered hand - details have been polished away. Beside him a hydria stands on a table. Short ground line. Inscribed (details mainly polished away) GNAIOU.
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΥ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.109
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 621
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 429
  • Comments: Set in a gold ring, heavily polished in the 18th century, reducing the contours of the figure and detail of the inscription.
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