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T941, PRIAM [WITH HECUBA] PRAYING TO JUPITER FOR THE SUCCESS OF HIS MISSION TO ACHILLES [BY THE SIDE OF THE CHARIOT FILLED WITH OFFERINGS TO JUPITER, TO WHOM THE KING IS POURING A LIBATION; AND ENTREATING A FAVOURABLE AUGURY, WHICH IS ANSWERED BY THE APPEARANCE OF AN EAGLE; THE HERALD IDEUS STANDS BEFORE THE HORSES]

  • Record Number: 40000981
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T941
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: PRIAM [WITH HECUBA] PRAYING TO JUPITER FOR THE SUCCESS OF HIS MISSION TO ACHILLES [BY THE SIDE OF THE CHARIOT FILLED WITH OFFERINGS TO JUPITER, TO WHOM THE KING IS POURING A LIBATION; AND ENTREATING A FAVOURABLE AUGURY, WHICH IS ANSWERED BY THE APPEARANCE OF AN EAGLE; THE HERALD IDEUS STANDS BEFORE THE HORSES]
  • Inscription Greek: ΠΟΛΥΚΛΕΙΤΟΥ
  • Signature: Polyklet
  • 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): 941
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): V.347
    • Christie's, London: 1839-826

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