Heracles and Cerberus
Sardonyx.
Roman. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
3.8 × 3.3 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Heracles and Cerberus.

Sardonyx.
Roman. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
Workshop of Dioskourides.
3.8 × 3.3 cm.

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

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 194—195, cat. 85.
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