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167, Head of Herakles (Lysippan).

  • Record Number: 40004818
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 167
  • Period of Original Gem: 2nd/1st cent. BC.
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Head of Herakles (Lysippan).
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1012
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 291
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 167
  • Size: 26x19
  • Comments: Set in a gold mount, scrolls on the back; the upper part of the intaglio restored in gold.
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