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Accession_Number 2007.10.2.237
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration A group of figures. The centre of the cast is a male figure who appears to be dressed in armour (helmet, shield, and cuirass). He appears to be standing on the deck of a ship. The figure is presenting or showing the head of a bull to a second figure (female) who appears to standing on the quay of a harbour. On the far right of the cast (behind the central male figure) is a second soldier. The scene possibly portrays an encounter between Theseus and Ariadne after the killing of the Minotaur.
Inscriptions
Condition Slight damage to surface
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 2.1; W. 1.8
Location 10.2
Edited_by Guja and Matt
Date_edited 12.11.08
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