Queen — protectress of Alexandria
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Queen — protectress of Alexandria.

Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.

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

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 40—41, cat. 8.
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