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Accession_Number 2009.9.68
adlib_title gem cast
Shape Gem cast
Shape_description Oval
Material Latex
Fabric
Fabric_description Red
Munsell_color
Decoration A man lying on his back, face turned to an eagle which is flying above him and hitting him with the beak. Referring to the tale of Prometheus whose liver is eaten by an eagle every day. Cast number: 1
Inscriptions
Condition Intact
Technique/Style
Provenance
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. H 5.0 W 6.4
Location 10.2
Edited_by Stefanie Ulrich; Joana varela
Date_edited 02/09/2009; 06.04.2017
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