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T1200, DROMEUS VICTOR IN THE FOOT-RACE

  • Record Number: 40001247
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T1200
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: DROMEUS VICTOR IN THE FOOT-RACE
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΥΡΓΟΤΕΛΕΣ
  • Signature: Pyrgoteles
  • Literary Source Record: Pausanias
  • 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): 1200
  • Previous Collections:
    • Christie's, London: 1839
  • Comments: The signature is not visible on the impression or the original. Prendeville further describes ‘He is here represented holding a garland before the statue of Minerva’ p.772. The subject is after Pausanias, book vi. C.7.
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