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T145, MINERVA, APPEARING IN A DREAM TO PERICLES, INDICATES A SALUTARY PLANT TO HIM TO CURE A WORKMAN WHO HAD FALLEN FROM THE EDIFICE OF THE AREOPAGUS, WHICH WAS BEING ERECTED UNDER HIS INSPECTION [THE ORIGIN OF THE WORSHIP OF MINERVA MEDICA]

  • Record Number: 40000173
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T145
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MINERVA, APPEARING IN A DREAM TO PERICLES, INDICATES A SALUTARY PLANT TO HIM TO CURE A WORKMAN WHO HAD FALLEN FROM THE EDIFICE OF THE AREOPAGUS, WHICH WAS BEING ERECTED UNDER HIS INSPECTION [THE ORIGIN OF THE WORSHIP OF MINERVA MEDICA]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Bonhams, London: 5 Feb 2020, lot 237
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.220
    • Christie's, London: 1839-86
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 145
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 2
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