Leda, swan and Eros
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 2.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Leda, swan and Eros.

Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 2.8 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 84—85, cat. 30.
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