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678, A large fragment cut to a circle. The forepart of a Triton holding on his back a naked Nereid, her dress over legs and one arm, held by the Triton. Before him the upper part of an Eros with a dolphin; at the break below, the head of another Eros; waves. Signed Hyllos.

  • Record Number: 40004712
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 678
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: A large fragment cut to a circle. The forepart of a Triton holding on his back a naked Nereid, her dress over legs and one arm, held by the Triton. Before him the upper part of an Eros with a dolphin; at the break below, the head of another Eros; waves. Signed Hyllos.
  • Inscription Greek: ΥΛΛΟΥ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 187
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 678
  • Size: 18x16
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