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50, Dionysiac procession. The god reclines on a low cart holding cup and jug, accompanied by satyrs; below it a reclining satyr with a jug and a lion. Beyond, a round temple and two trees. In front of the god a maenad with castanet, an Eros above her; a satyr drinking wine from a wineskin held by a Pan; a satyr with a bowl; a Pan pours into a bowl held by a satyr, over a collapsed satyr; to the right a satyr with a jug on his head, a maenad with a basket, Silenos holding a cup, supported by a satyr. At the right a satyr with double pipes, maenad with jug, a maenad with cymbals, and two small figures, one with pipe, the other with rattle (?), riding one of the oxen drawing the cart; at the edge a man and woman. 33 figures in all.

  • Record Number: 40004726
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 50
  • Period of Original Gem: Renaissance
  • Material of Original Gem: Shell
  • Description: Dionysiac procession. The god reclines on a low cart holding cup and jug, accompanied by satyrs; below it a reclining satyr with a jug and a lion. Beyond, a round temple and two trees. In front of the god a maenad with castanet, an Eros above her; a satyr drinking wine from a wineskin held by a Pan; a satyr with a bowl; a Pan pours into a bowl held by a satyr, over a collapsed satyr; to the right a satyr with a jug on his head, a maenad with a basket, Silenos holding a cup, supported by a satyr. At the right a satyr with double pipes, maenad with jug, a maenad with cymbals, and two small figures, one with pipe, the other with rattle (?), riding one of the oxen drawing the cart; at the edge a man and woman. 33 figures in all.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown: MLA 1978.1002.782a (Hull
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 201
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 50
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 47x29
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