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1839-74, VENUS, HEAD, VERY DEEPLY CUT [HEAD OF IO; THE HEAD OF ISIS]

  • Record Number: 40001316
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: 1839-74
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: VENUS, HEAD, VERY DEEPLY CUT [HEAD OF IO; THE HEAD OF ISIS]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.182
    • Christie's, London: 1839-74
    • Daktyliothek Poniatowski 1832, Antikensammlung Berlin: 17 ?
    • King, C.W.: Antique gems: their origin, uses, and value as interpreters of ancient history; and as illustrative of ancient art: with hints to gem collectors (1860): p. 217
    • Cook, A.B.: Zeus a Study in Ancient Religion (1925): vol. 3, 641, fig. 438
  • Comments: PONIATOWSKI: EUTYCHES SON OF DIOSKOURIDES. THE GEM IS LISTED BY KING AND COOK AS: Head of lo
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