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Accession_Number 2007.10.2.247
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval; Concave
Material Plaster
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration A bearded, extremely muscular, and semi-naked male figure standing and facing to the left. He has a cloak tied at the neck and carries a club in his left hand. His right arm is raised and he is holding an (unidentified) object in his right hand. The figure is almost certainly Herakles.
Inscriptions Greek inscription to the right side of the figure running from top to bottom. 'Admon'?
Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. L. 2.9; W. 2.3
Location 10.2
Edited_by Guja and Matt
Date_edited 26.11.08
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