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" Cupid, is supposed to represent Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus in the presence of Poseidon. That on the reverse, with a sleeping figure and two others, is supposed to be Peleus watching his bride Thetis asleep, while Aphrodite presides over... "
A Guide to the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities in the British Museum - Page 127
by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities - 1908 - 256 pages
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A Guide to the Exhibition Rooms of the Departments of Natural History and ...

British Museum - 1874 - 153 pages
...to represent, on the obverse, the meeting of Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion, and on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus, in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust of Atys. On Case T is placed an alabaster...
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A Guide to the exhibition rooms of the departments of Natural History and ...

British Museum (Natural History) - 1877 - 156 pages
...to represent, on the obverse, the meeting of Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion, and on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus. in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust of Atys. On Case T is placed an alabaster...
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A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum

1879 - 239 pages
...to represent, on the obverse, the meeting of Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion, and on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus, in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust of Atys. On Case T is placed an alabaster...
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A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum, Bloomsbury ...

British Museum - 1881 - 163 pages
...to represent, on the obverse, the meeting of Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion, and on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus, in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust of Atys. On Case T is placed an alabaster...
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A Guide to the Exhibition Galleries of the British Museum, Bloomsbury ...

British Museum - 1883 - 176 pages
...to represent, on the obverse, the meeting of Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion, and on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus, in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust of Atys. On Case T is placed an alabaster...
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The Index Guide to Travel and Art-study in Europe: a Compendium of ...

Lafayette Charles Loomis - 1888 - 573 pages
...design cut in opaque white glass, representing Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pclion ; on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. In 1845 it was dashed in pieces by a madman, but was restored with such skill as to leave...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 8

1891
...British Museum Guide ( 1890) it is stated that the coniposition is supposed to represent on the obverse Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus, in the presence of Poseidon and Eros ; on the reverse, Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion. On the bottom of the vase is a bust of...
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The Index Guide to Travel and Art-study in Europe: A Compendium of ...

Lafayette Charles Loomis - 1901 - 587 pages
...design cut in opaque white glass, representing Peleus and Thetis on Mount Pelion ; on the reverse, Thetis consenting to be the bride of Peleus in the presence of Poseidon and Eros. In 1845 it was dashed in pieces by a madman, but was restored with such skill as to leave...
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A Guide to the Sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum

British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Arthur Hamilton Smith - 1908 - 134 pages
...sarcophagus in the Monte del Grano, near Rome, and was formerly in the Barberini Palace. The sarcophagus is a work of the Third Century of our era, but the...asleep, while Aphrodite presides over the scene. On the bottom of the vase, which is detached, is a bust, probably of Paris, wearing a Phrygian cap. The Portland...
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