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506, Nike holds the reins of a standing biga, a bearded warrior beside her (helmet, spear) being crowned by a woman. Ground line, beneath which is inscribed in Greek ALPHEOS.

  • Record Number: 40004789
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 506
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: Nike holds the reins of a standing biga, a bearded warrior beside her (helmet, spear) being crowned by a woman. Ground line, beneath which is inscribed in Greek ALPHEOS.
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΛΦΕΟΣ
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 262
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 506
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 18x13
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