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87, Helmeted head of a warrior with long hair. The helmet has raised cheekpieces, its crown is decorated with the figure of a young warrior with chlamys, holding a sword seizing a bearded dressed figure by the hair. Before him two griffins ('? drawing his chariot' - Story-Maskelyne). Below the atacker the head and shoulders of a dead figure, a sword and a griffin's head.

  • Record Number: 40004890
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 87
  • Material of Original Gem: Sardonyx
  • Description: Helmeted head of a warrior with long hair. The helmet has raised cheekpieces, its crown is decorated with the figure of a young warrior with chlamys, holding a sword seizing a bearded dressed figure by the hair. Before him two griffins ('? drawing his chariot' - Story-Maskelyne). Below the atacker the head and shoulders of a dead figure, a sword and a griffin's head.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 358
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 87
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 48x40
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