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77, A. Cameo bust of Commodus. B. Magic intaglio (288). Abraxas with shield and whip. Inscribed ARDOU GENNAI ODEMENI BASILISKOS.

  • Record Number: 40005014
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 77
  • Material of Original Gem: 'Nicolo-sardonyx'
  • Description: A. Cameo bust of Commodus. B. Magic intaglio (288). Abraxas with shield and whip. Inscribed ARDOU GENNAI ODEMENI BASILISKOS.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York: 39.150.15
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 480 and 288
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 77
  • Size: 63x51
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