Eroses watching a cock-fight in front of a herm
Sardonyx in a new gold mount.
Rome (?). 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.6 cm.
Inv. Nos. ГР-12636 / Ж. 252.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage MuseumPhoto by Sergey Sosnovskiy

Eroses watching a cock-fight in front of a herm.

Sardonyx in a new gold mount.
Rome (?). 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.6 cm.
Inv. Nos. ГР-12636 / Ж. 252.

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

Origin:
Acquired from the K. Veselovsky collection in 1830 (Warsaw).
Credits:
(сс) 2020. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
2020. Text: museum information.
1988. Text: Неверов О. Я. Античные камеи в собрании Эрмитажа. Каталог. Искусство, Ленинград, 1988. P. 53—54, cat. no. 47.
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