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681, Aineias, in armour but bare-headed, carries his father Anchises, holding the box of relics, from Troy. He leads by the hand his son Askanios, in short dress, pointed cap and holding a lagobolon (?). Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004877
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 681
  • Period of Original Gem: 1st cent. BC/AD.
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Aineias, in armour but bare-headed, carries his father Anchises, holding the box of relics, from Troy. He leads by the hand his son Askanios, in short dress, pointed cap and holding a lagobolon (?). Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1186
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 345
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 681
  • Size: 18x13
  • Comments: Set in modern gold ring.
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