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705, A triumphal procession approaching and passing through a gateway on which is a trophy and two horses. At the back, an emperor in a four-horse chariot, with Nike holidng a plam branch behind him. Beside the chariot two men. A soldier leads the horses; then four dressed men, two holding torches, and emerging from the gate four soldiers. Ground line, beneath which is inscribed TRYPHON EPOIEI.

  • Record Number: 40005196
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 705
  • Material of Original Gem: Yellow paste
  • Description: A triumphal procession approaching and passing through a gateway on which is a trophy and two horses. At the back, an emperor in a four-horse chariot, with Nike holidng a plam branch behind him. Beside the chariot two men. A soldier leads the horses; then four dressed men, two holding torches, and emerging from the gate four soldiers. Ground line, beneath which is inscribed TRYPHON EPOIEI.
  • Inscription Greek: ΤΡΥΦΩΝ ΕΠΟΙΕΙ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 620
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 705
  • Size: 34x25
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