Eros grain-grower.

Two-layer onyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
1.4 × 1.1 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1994 Photo, text: O. Neverov, “Antichnye kamei”, izd-vo “Iskusstvo-SPB”, SPb, 1994. S. 100—101, cat. 38.

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