Wild boar and hounds.

Three-layered onyx. Roman, 1st century CE.
1.6 × 1.7 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, “Antichnye kamei”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 238—239, cat. 107.
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