Aphrodite and an eagle
Three-layered sardonyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Aphrodite and an eagle.

Three-layered sardonyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, Antichnye kamei, “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 94—95, cat. 35.

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History of Ancient Rome