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T979, DIOMEDE THROWING THE BODY OF PENTHESELEA [PENTHESILEIA] INTO THE RIVER SCAMANDER [ZANTHUS]

  • Record Number: 40001018
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T979
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DIOMEDE THROWING THE BODY OF PENTHESELEA [PENTHESILEIA] INTO THE RIVER SCAMANDER [ZANTHUS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Attributed To:
  • Literary Source Record: Ovid, Metam.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.207
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1682
    • 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): 979
    • Calandrelli drawing, Antikensammlung Berlin: A.III.63
    • Platz-Horster,G.: L'antica maniera. Zeichnungen und Gemmen des Giovanni Calandrelli in der Antikensammlung Berlin (2005): P.67
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 188
  • Comments: Glass impression in a private collection, curated by Alenka Simončič, National Gallery of Slovenia.
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