Genius of horror. Detail of the Gonzaga Cameo.

Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, “Antichnye kamei”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 28—31, cat. 3.
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