Dioscuri
Sardonyx. Roman, 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.8 × 2.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Dioscuri.

Sardonyx. Roman, 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.8 × 2.6 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 208—209, cat. 92.
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History of Ancient Rome