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T936, DEATH OF HECTOR [ACHILLES IN A HELMET, AND WITH FLOWING DRAPERY ON HIS SHOULDER, THRUSTING HIS SPEAR INTO THE SIDE OF HECTOR, WHO FALLING, IS RESTING ON HIS SHIELD, AND WITH HIS SHORT SWORD IS VAINLY AIMING A LAST BLOW AT THE ANTAGONIST; ON ONE SIDE IS SEEN THE RIVER SCAMANDER, THE WALL OF TROY ON THE OTHER SIDE]

  • Record Number: 40000976
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T936
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DEATH OF HECTOR [ACHILLES IN A HELMET, AND WITH FLOWING DRAPERY ON HIS SHOULDER, THRUSTING HIS SPEAR INTO THE SIDE OF HECTOR, WHO FALLING, IS RESTING ON HIS SHIELD, AND WITH HIS SHORT SWORD IS VAINLY AIMING A LAST BLOW AT THE ANTAGONIST; ON ONE SIDE IS SEEN THE RIVER SCAMANDER, THE WALL OF TROY ON THE OTHER SIDE]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.340
    • Christie's, London: 1839-661
    • 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): 936
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 135
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 80
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