Menu
Search
Main SiteGandhara ConnectionsVase Corpus (CVA Online)
Search

T137, MINERVA HAVING SHEWN PALLAS THE HEAD OF MEDUSA, HE WAS IMMEDIATELY TURNED TO STONE. DEMASTOR, THE COMPANION OF PALLAS, AND FIERCE AS HE, RAISED HIM FROM THE EARTH, AND HURLED HIM AT THE GODS

  • Record Number: 40000165
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T137
  • Material of Original Gem: Amethyst
  • Description: MINERVA HAVING SHEWN PALLAS THE HEAD OF MEDUSA, HE WAS IMMEDIATELY TURNED TO STONE. DEMASTOR, THE COMPANION OF PALLAS, AND FIERCE AS HE, RAISED HIM FROM THE EARTH, AND HURLED HIM AT THE GODS
  • Inscription Greek: ΚΡΟΜΟΥ
  • Signature: Kromos
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): I.208
    • Christie's, London: 1839-950
    • 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): 137
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 53
    • The Wellington Gems (1977) [London, Market, S.J. Phillips]: 419.7
  • Comments: SET IN AN AMETHYST NECKLACE WITH TWELVE CAMEOS AND INTAGLIOS
Image Image Image Image

Link to this record using the address https://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/record/CD9F4D43-213E-4BEE-A190-6443F4B2DE01

Site map Copyright Accessibility Privacy statement Contact us
Gandhara Connections
Gandhara Connections on Facebook
Gandhara Connections on Twitter
Back to top