Hippolytus, his hunt companion, Phaedra, and nurse
Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
4.1 × 2.9 cm.
Inscription: LAV. R. MED.
Inv. No. 25834.Naples, National Archaeological Museum

Hippolytus, his hunt companion, Phaedra, and nurse.

Cameo. Sardonyx-agate.
4.1 × 2.9 cm.
Inscription: LAV. R. MED.
Inv. No. 25834.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale)

Origin:
From the Farnese collection.
Description:
Old inventories: Barbo 1457, p. 89. Lorenzo 1492, p. 122.
Literature:
T. Cades, Collezione di impronte in stucco cavate dalle più celebri gemme incise conosciute, etc., I—LXXVIII, Roma 1836, vol. 26a, III B 43.
Credits:
© 2006 Photo, text: Gasparri C. Le gemme Farnese. Electa Napoli, Napoli, 2006, p. 63, fig. 82, cat. no. 23.
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