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T262, ARIADNE, DAUGHTER OF MINOS KING OF CRETE, WEEPING IN THE ISLE OF NAXOS BECAUSE SHE WAS FORSAKEN BY THESEUS, WHO HAD CARRIED OFF HER SISTER PHAEDRA [ARIADNE ON THE SHORE OF NAXOS ABANDONED BY THESEUS, WHOSE GALLEY IS SEEN AT SEA]

  • Record Number: 40000293
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T262
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: ARIADNE, DAUGHTER OF MINOS KING OF CRETE, WEEPING IN THE ISLE OF NAXOS BECAUSE SHE WAS FORSAKEN BY THESEUS, WHO HAD CARRIED OFF HER SISTER PHAEDRA [ARIADNE ON THE SHORE OF NAXOS ABANDONED BY THESEUS, WHOSE GALLEY IS SEEN AT SEA]
  • Inscription Greek: ΓΝΑΙΟΣ
  • Signature: Gnaios
  • Last Recorded Collection: Christie's, London: May 15, 1861, lot 2
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.30
    • Christie's, London: 1839-94
    • 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): 262
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 65
    • Scarisbrick, (Charles), Esq.
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