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T694, MENAECEUS [MENECEUS, KING OF THEBES, THE LAST OF THE RACE OF CADMUS] SLAYING HIMSELF TO SAVE HIS COUNTRY [BEFORE THE STATUE OF MARS, IN FRONT OF WHICH INCENSE IS BURNING ON A TRIPOD]

  • Record Number: 40000724
  • Sub-database: Poniatowski
  • Reference Number: T694
  • Material of Original Gem: Cornelian
  • Description: MENAECEUS [MENECEUS, KING OF THEBES, THE LAST OF THE RACE OF CADMUS] SLAYING HIMSELF TO SAVE HIS COUNTRY [BEFORE THE STATUE OF MARS, IN FRONT OF WHICH INCENSE IS BURNING ON A TRIPOD]
  • Inscription Greek: ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝΙΔΟΥ
  • Signature: Apollonides
  • Last Recorded Collection: Unknown
  • Previous Collections:
    • Catalogue des pierres gravĂ©es antiques de S.A. le Prince Stanislas Poniatowski ([1830?]-1833): IV.298
    • Christie's, London: 1839-1105
    • Prendeville, J.: Explanatory catalogue of the proof-impressions of the antique gems possessed by the late Prince Poniatowski and now in the possession of John Tyrrell, Esq. (1841): 694
    • Monson, (Lord)
    • Christie's, London: June 9, 1851, lot 58
    • Sharp, (Samuel)
    • Sotheby's, London: 5 April 1883: lot 30
    • AntichitĂ  Alberto Di Castro, Rome
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