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356, Portrait (profile right) Plato (?), (profile left) Socrates (?) Heads of two bearded men. The larger, wearing a loose fillet, is Dionysos, the other Silenos, with a pointed ear. Formerly 'Plato and Socrates'.

  • Record Number: 40004888
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 356
  • Period of Original Gem: 1st cent. BC/AD?
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Portrait (profile right) Plato (?), (profile left) Socrates (?) Heads of two bearded men. The larger, wearing a loose fillet, is Dionysos, the other Silenos, with a pointed ear. Formerly 'Plato and Socrates'.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1182
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 228
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 273
  • Size: 17x12
  • Comments: Set in a modern gold ring.
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