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T842, ACHILLES RECEIVING ULYSSES, WHO WAS AT THE HEAD OF THE AMBASSADORS FROM AGAMEMNON, SENT TO DEPRECATE HIS WRATH [ULYSSES ACCOMPANIED BY PHOENIX AND AJAX PRESENTING THEMSELVES IN THE THESSALIAN CAMP BEFORE ACHILLES, WHO HOLDS A LYRE TAKEN AT THE SACKING OF AETION IN HIS HAND, PATROCLUS SEATED BEHIND HIM; ULYSSES IS ADVANCING IN A PURSUASIVE ATTITUDE TO APPEASE THE ANGER OF ACHILLES]

  • Record Number: 40000876
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T842
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: ACHILLES RECEIVING ULYSSES, WHO WAS AT THE HEAD OF THE AMBASSADORS FROM AGAMEMNON, SENT TO DEPRECATE HIS WRATH [ULYSSES ACCOMPANIED BY PHOENIX AND AJAX PRESENTING THEMSELVES IN THE THESSALIAN CAMP BEFORE ACHILLES, WHO HOLDS A LYRE TAKEN AT THE SACKING OF AETION IN HIS HAND, PATROCLUS SEATED BEHIND HIM; ULYSSES IS ADVANCING IN A PURSUASIVE ATTITUDE TO APPEASE THE ANGER OF ACHILLES]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΛΚΕΟΥ
  • Signature: Alkeos
  • Last Recorded Collection: 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): 842
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.139
    • Christie's, London: 1839-805
  • Comments: NO INSCR OR MATERIAL IN CHRISTIE'S
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