Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Minerva
WorshipBefore image of Minerva
Historia Troiana
The War of Troy Main episodes The sack of TroyTrojan women taken prisonerCassandra → Raped by Ajax the Lesser at the temple of Minerva
Amor
Various activitiesMiscellaneous
Cassandra
Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesLondon, British Museum, inv. 1890,0304.1 (Gem with Cassandra raped by Ajax the Lesser)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ghezzi, Pier Leone (1674-1755) after Graeco-Roman cameo
DATE
circa 1740
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Ottob. lat. 3107, fol. 102r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ruth Rubinstein, 'Ajax and Cassandra. An Antique Cameo and a Drawing by Raphael', Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, L (1987), pp. 204-205
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RELATIONS
British Museum (prototype)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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