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T480, THE METAMORPHOSIS OF ATLAS [INTO A MOUNTAIN][PERSEUS SHOWING THE HEAD OF MEDUSA TO ATLAS, AND CHANGING HIM INTO A ROCK][PEGASUS SPRINGING FROM THE BLOOD OF THE MEDUSA WHILE ATLAS IS TURNED TO STONE BENEATH THE SHIELD]

  • Record Number: 40000509
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T480
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: THE METAMORPHOSIS OF ATLAS [INTO A MOUNTAIN][PERSEUS SHOWING THE HEAD OF MEDUSA TO ATLAS, AND CHANGING HIM INTO A ROCK][PEGASUS SPRINGING FROM THE BLOOD OF THE MEDUSA WHILE ATLAS IS TURNED TO STONE BENEATH THE SHIELD]
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: 416.5
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.16
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1580
    • 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): 480
  • Comments: SET IN A NECKLACE WITH THIRTEEN INTAGLIOS

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