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T459, HERCULES [MELAMPYGES] CARRYING PASSALUS AND ACHEMON ON HIS CLUB, SUSPENDED BY THE FEET, WHO IN THIS POSTURE RIDICULED HIS BLACK BACK, CALLING HIM MELAMPYGES

  • Record Number: 40000488
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T459
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: HERCULES [MELAMPYGES] CARRYING PASSALUS AND ACHEMON ON HIS CLUB, SUSPENDED BY THE FEET, WHO IN THIS POSTURE RIDICULED HIS BLACK BACK, CALLING HIM MELAMPYGES
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΔΜΟΝ
  • Signature: Admon
  • Last Recorded Collection: Private Collection
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): II.368
    • Christie's, London: 1839-773
    • 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): 459
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