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399, Wedding of Peleus and Thetis. Hephaistos, standing, in short dress, handing a sword and a shield (with cross-hatched brim) to Peleus, seated with dress round his waist on a backless throne. Beyond is Thetis, standing veiled. Inscribed in Greek on Peleus' low footrest ADMON.

  • Record Number: 40004605
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 399
  • Period of Original Gem: Renaissance
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Wedding of Peleus and Thetis. Hephaistos, standing, in short dress, handing a sword and a shield (with cross-hatched brim) to Peleus, seated with dress round his waist on a backless throne. Beyond is Thetis, standing veiled. Inscribed in Greek on Peleus' low footrest ADMON.
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΔΜΟΝ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 79
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 399
  • Size: 20x16
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