Menu
Search
Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)
Search

1839-2533, AESCHYLUS [A HEAD OF THE POET WITH A TORTOISE IN THE FIELD; HE WAS KILLED WHEN AN EAGLE DROPPED A TORTOISE ON HIS BOLD HEAD, MISTAKING IT FOR A STONE ]

  • Record Number: 40002652
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-2533
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: AESCHYLUS [A HEAD OF THE POET WITH A TORTOISE IN THE FIELD; HE WAS KILLED WHEN AN EAGLE DROPPED A TORTOISE ON HIS BOLD HEAD, MISTAKING IT FOR A STONE ]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΓΙΣ
  • Signature: Agis
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): VIII.6.24
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 344
    • Christie's, London: 1839-2533
    • Unknown: 419.3
  • Comments: PHILLIPS: AMETHYST; SET IN AN AMETHYST NECKLACE WITH TWELVE CAMEOS AND INTAGLIOS. The gem copies the bust of Aeschylus from the Capitoline Museums, Rome
Image Image Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/6454B58B-3C43-4322-87B8-767EB5A1DCD0

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top