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”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 230—231, cat. 103.

comment
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: two-layered onyx cameo cameos Diomedes with Palladium king ruler Argus son of Tydeus the Trojan War stolen Palladium Athena Pallade Minerva sword statue of Apollo killed priest
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME