Perseus and Andromeda
Two-layered onyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 3.1 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Perseus and Andromeda.

Two-layered onyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 3.1 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 88—89, cat. 32.

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