Queen as goddess.

Calaite. Alexandria. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
1.2 × 1.0 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, “Antichnye kamei”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 42—43, cat. 9.
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