Heracles with a monster
Gemma.
Cornelian. 5th century BCE.
1.4 × 1.1 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Heracles with a monster.

Gemma.
Cornelian. 5th century BCE.
1.4 × 1.1 cm.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© Photo, text: G. I. Sokolov. Iskusstvo etruskov. M., Izd-vo “Iskusstvo”, 1990, s. 209—210, il. 121.
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