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270, Facing head of a dog (Sirius), with curving rays. Inscribed on the collar GAIOS EPOIEI.

  • Record Number: 40004797
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 270
  • Period of Original Gem: 1st cent. BC.
  • Material of Original Gem: Siriam garnet
  • Description: Facing head of a dog (Sirius), with curving rays. Inscribed on the collar GAIOS EPOIEI.
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΑΙΟΣ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: 27.734
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 270
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 293
  • Size: 23x17
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