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271, A young Psyche leads Eros, looking back at him. Both have loose dress at shoulder or back, and he has bow and quiver at his waist. She holds a thyrsos. Ground line.

  • Record Number: 40004687
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 271
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: A young Psyche leads Eros, looking back at him. Both have loose dress at shoulder or back, and he has bow and quiver at his waist. She holds a thyrsos. Ground line.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Walters Art Museum, Baltimore: 42.1177
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 162
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 271
  • Size: 15x13
  • Comments: Set in a modern brass ring.
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