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T378, HERCULES DELIVERING PROMETHEUS, THE SON OF IAPETUS AND CLYMENE, FROM THE CAUCASIAN ROCK, TO WHICH HE HAD BEEN CHAINED BY THE ORDER OF JUPITER, AND KILLING WITH ONE OF HIS ARROWS THE EAGLE WHICH FED UPON THE LIVER, THAT GREW AS QUICKLY AS IT WAS DEVOUREDCORRIGENDA: HERCULES KILLING THE VULTURE THAT FED ON THE LIVER OF PROMETHEUS

  • Record Number: 40000409
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T378
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: HERCULES DELIVERING PROMETHEUS, THE SON OF IAPETUS AND CLYMENE, FROM THE CAUCASIAN ROCK, TO WHICH HE HAD BEEN CHAINED BY THE ORDER OF JUPITER, AND KILLING WITH ONE OF HIS ARROWS THE EAGLE WHICH FED UPON THE LIVER, THAT GREW AS QUICKLY AS IT WAS DEVOUREDCORRIGENDA: HERCULES KILLING THE VULTURE THAT FED ON THE LIVER OF PROMETHEUS
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: AntichitĂ  Alberto Di Castro, Rome
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.261
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1709
    • 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): 378
  • Comments: CHRISTIE'S: SARDONYX
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