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T648, PYRENE DEVOURED BY WILD BEASTS [A LION AND A PANTHER, THE SNAKE SHE HAD GIVEN BIRTH TO AFTER BEING RAPED BY HERCULES IN THE TREE BEHIND HER]

  • Record Number: 40000676
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T648
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: PYRENE DEVOURED BY WILD BEASTS [A LION AND A PANTHER, THE SNAKE SHE HAD GIVEN BIRTH TO AFTER BEING RAPED BY HERCULES IN THE TREE BEHIND HER]
  • Inscription Greek: ΔΙΟΣΚΟΥΡΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Dioskourides
  • 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): 648
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.245
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1329
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