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770, Portrait (profile left): Berenike II (?). Bust of a woman, wearing chiton and necklace; Berenike II? Inscribed NIKANDROS EPOEI, 'Nikandros made [me]'.

  • Record Number: 40004981
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 770
  • Period of Original Gem: 2nd cent. BC
  • Material of Original Gem: Hyacinthine sard
  • Description: Portrait (profile left): Berenike II (?). Bust of a woman, wearing chiton and necklace; Berenike II? Inscribed NIKANDROS EPOEI, 'Nikandros made [me]'.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1339
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 447
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 770
  • Size: 26x20
  • Comments: The upper part, above the eye, is missing and had been restored.
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