Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios


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This exquisitely vivid image of an educated youth of the powerful port city of Alexandria probably celebrates his success in a musical contest. The medallion, worked in gold on dark blue glass, was made to be mounted and worn as a pendant.

#2755. Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios

Medallion with a Portrait of Gennadios, Glass, gold leaf, polychromy, Roman

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