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The triumph of Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The triumph of Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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Bacchus and Ariadne about to sacrifice to Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Bacchus and Ariadne about to sacrifice to Priapus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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The Horae, daughters of Themis and Jupiter.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The Horae, daughters of Themis and Jupiter.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
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The birth of Bacchus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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The birth of Bacchus.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Monday, March 10, 2014
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Shepherd.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Shepherd.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, March 10, 2014
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Infatuated with Ganymede, Jupiter refuses to yield to young Hebe’s insistent sollicitations.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

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Infatuated with Ganymede, Jupiter refuses to yield to young Hebe’s insistent sollicitations.

From Veneres uti observantur in gemmis antiquis (Figures of Venus as seen in antique gemstones - I think) vol. 2, by Pierre d’Hancarville, Naples (?), 1771.

(Source: archive.org)

Monday, March 10, 2014
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Facsimile of the head of Achilles.

From Pompeiana vol. 1, written and illustrated by William Gell, London, 1832.

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Facsimile of the head of Achilles.

From Pompeiana vol. 1, written and illustrated by William Gell, London, 1832.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014
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View from the roof of the thermæ.

William Gell and Thomas Scandrett, from Pompeiana vol. 1, by William Gell, London, 1832.

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View from the roof of the thermæ.

William Gell and Thomas Scandrett, from Pompeiana vol. 1, by William Gell, London, 1832.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014