Orpheus
Three-layered sardonyx.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.7 × 1.5 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 255.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Orpheus.

Three-layered sardonyx.
1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.7 × 1.5 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 255.

Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
(Санкт-Петербург, Государственный Эрмитаж)

Origin:
Acquired from the A. S. Vlasov collection in 1830.
Credits:
© 1994. Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 182—183, cat. 79.
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