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619, An Eros with a whip on the back of a crouching bear, a tendril? behind him; another Eros, one foot in the bear's mouth, fights it off from the front with a torch. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004674
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 619
  • Period of Original Gem: 1st cent. BC/AD.
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: An Eros with a whip on the back of a crouching bear, a tendril? behind him; another Eros, one foot in the bear's mouth, fights it off from the front with a torch. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 149
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 619
  • Size: 17x14
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