Nikopol vase
Silver, gold.
4th century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

Nikopol vase.

Silver, gold.
4th century BCE.

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

Credits:
Image: Giro P. Chastnaja i obwestvennaja zhizn’ grekov. Petrograd. Izdanie t-va O. N. Popovoj, 1915, s. 650.
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