Sleeping Hermaphroditus
Two-layered onyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 2.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Sleeping Hermaphroditus.

Two-layered onyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 2.6 cm.

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

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 74—75, cat. 25.
Keywords: gemma glyptics gem gems glittica gliptica gemme glyptik glyptique ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque ρωμαϊκή romana roman römische romaine ἔρως έρως eros éros amor cupid amore cupido amour hellenistic egypt egitto tolemaico ellenistico ägypten égypte hellénistique ἑρμαφρόδιτος ερμαφρόδιτος hermaphroditus hermaphroditos aphroditos ermafrodito hermaphrodite καμέα κάμερες cameo cameos cammeo cammei kamee camée kameo two-layered onyx sleeping surrounded by eroses lyre engraver carver gem-cutter sostrates