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Object Number: 53-5-136
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Italy
Florence (Italy)
Naples
Rome (Italy)
Date Made: 19th century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Plaster
Iconography:Minerva
Titan
Medusa
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Alfred G. B. Steel, 1953

Description

Minerva having shown Pallas the head of Medusa, he was immediately turned to stone. Demastor, the companion of Pallas, and fierce as he, raised him from earth and hurled him at the gods.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] A Catalogue of Antique Gems, Cast from the Egyptian, Greek & Roman Classical Subjects, Taken from the Originals, in the Museums of Rome, Naples, and Florence. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7, no. 136View Objects cited in this Publication

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