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337, A turret-crowned woman with a sceptre rides a lion (Libya or Kyrene?). A Dioskouros at each side, capped, star over head, one with shield and spear, the other with spear, sword and cloak. Ground line. Inscribed above OURANIA ERA; below, AMMONIOSANETHEKE EPAGATHO: 'Heavenly Hera; Ammonios dedicated, for good (fortune)'.

  • Record Number: 40004783
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 337
  • Period of Original Gem: 2nr/3rd cent. AD.
  • Material of Original Gem: Nicolo
  • Description: A turret-crowned woman with a sceptre rides a lion (Libya or Kyrene?). A Dioskouros at each side, capped, star over head, one with shield and spear, the other with spear, sword and cloak. Ground line. Inscribed above OURANIA ERA; below, AMMONIOSANETHEKE EPAGATHO: 'Heavenly Hera; Ammonios dedicated, for good (fortune)'.
  • Inscription Greek: ΟΥΡΑΝΙΑ ΕΡΑ; ΑΜΜΟΝΙΟΣΑΝΕΘΕΚΕ ΕΠΑΓΑΘΟ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: GR1899.07-22.5
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no.256
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 337
  • Size: 45x33
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