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180, A beardless wreathed man holding a trident and a nymph with dress around her legs are riding a sea horse. Rocks? and waves at the sides and below. Originally identified as perhaps Antony and Cleopatra, probably regarded as Poseidon and Amphitrite when it was made.

  • Record Number: 40004556
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 180
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: A beardless wreathed man holding a trident and a nymph with dress around her legs are riding a sea horse. Rocks? and waves at the sides and below. Originally identified as perhaps Antony and Cleopatra, probably regarded as Poseidon and Amphitrite when it was made.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1201
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 29
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 180
  • Size: 21x17
  • Comments: Set in a plain gold ring
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