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Alexas
(55 words)

[German version]

Father of  Aulus [2] and Quintus, probably a Campanian stone carvers' family during the Roman Republican period with their preferred subjects being of Aphrodisian-Dionysian character. A.'s signature is on only one cameo fragment with a marine animal (London, BM).

 Gem and cameo cutters

Bibliography

Zazoff, AG, 286 annotation 113.

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Michel, Simone (Hamburg), “Alexas”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e114680>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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