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19, Portrait (profile right): Marcus Aurelius and Faustina the Younger (Arundel); Livia and Germanicus (King). Demeter seated holding a cornucopia. Before her Triptolemos offers her ears of wheat, leaning on a two-pronged implement. In the background an urn on a column. Ground line. King suggested an association with Livia and Germanicus.

  • Record Number: 40004565
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 19
  • Material of Original Gem: Onyx
  • Description: Portrait (profile right): Marcus Aurelius and Faustina the Younger (Arundel); Livia and Germanicus (King). Demeter seated holding a cornucopia. Before her Triptolemos offers her ears of wheat, leaning on a two-pronged implement. In the background an urn on a column. Ground line. King suggested an association with Livia and Germanicus.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 38
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 19
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 46x36
  • Comments: A much copied subject - see last picture.
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