Diomedes with Palladium
Two-layered onyx. Roman, 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
2.0 × 1.7 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Diomedes with Palladium.

Two-layered onyx. Roman, 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
2.0 × 1.7 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 230—231, cat. 103.

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History of Ancient Rome