Aphrodite and eagle
Three-layered sardonyx.
Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
Workshop of Sostrates.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Inv. Nos. ГР-12688 / Ж. 301.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage MuseumPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Aphrodite and eagle.

Three-layered sardonyx.
Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
Workshop of Sostrates.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Inv. Nos. ГР-12688 / Ж. 301.

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

Origin:
From the Duke of Orleans collection, 1787. Formerly in the Crozat collection (Paris).
Credits:
(сс) 2020. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
2020. Text: museum information.
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