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348, Bust of a woman, her dress slipping from her shoulder. Inscribed in Greek SAPH[O (probably modern); a lyre and a bee in the field.

  • Record Number: 40004597
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 348
  • Period of Original Gem: 18th cent.
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Bust of a woman, her dress slipping from her shoulder. Inscribed in Greek SAPH[O (probably modern); a lyre and a bee in the field.
  • Inscription Greek: ΣΑΦ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon: 2734
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 70
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 348
  • Size: 17x13
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