Dionysos on his chariot.

Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.3 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, “Antichnye kamei”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 64—65, cat. 20.
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