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418, Leander rises from the sea, accompanied by two dolphins; two heads of winds blowing behind; above an Eros flying with a torch. Hero, naked but for dress at one shoulder, leans forward from a balcony in a lighthouse greeting him.

  • Record Number: 40004851
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 418
  • Period of Original Gem: Ancient?
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: Leander rises from the sea, accompanied by two dolphins; two heads of winds blowing behind; above an Eros flying with a torch. Hero, naked but for dress at one shoulder, leans forward from a balcony in a lighthouse greeting him.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 321
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 418
  • Size: 16x13
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