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T546, THE ARMED HOST SPRINGING FROM THE GROUND ON WHICH CADMUS HAD SCATTERED THE DRAGON'S TEETH [CADMUS SOWING THE TEETH OF THE DRAGON, WHICH IS LYING DEAD NEAR HIM, MINERVA DESCENDING TO HIM]

  • Record Number: 40000575
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T546
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE ARMED HOST SPRINGING FROM THE GROUND ON WHICH CADMUS HAD SCATTERED THE DRAGON'S TEETH [CADMUS SOWING THE TEETH OF THE DRAGON, WHICH IS LYING DEAD NEAR HIM, MINERVA DESCENDING TO HIM]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 546
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.111
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1326
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