Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II
Sardonyx.
Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II.

Sardonyx.
Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.

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

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 28—31, cat. 3.
Keywords: gemma glyptics gem gems glittica gliptica gemme glyptik glyptique hellenistic egypt egitto tolemaico ellenistico ägypten égypte hellénistique καμέα κάμερες cameo cameos cammeo cammei kamee camée kameo απεικόνιση portrait portraiture ritratto ritrattistica porträtmalerei porträt sardonyx sardonica male female of ptolemy ii and arsinoe the gonzaga philadelphos helmet ptolemaios aegis auspices headpiece with laureate wreath armour head medusa gorgon evil genius horror inv no гр-12678~ ж. 291~