Zeus.

Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.
Diameter 6.1 cm.
Inv. No 292.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Came to the Museum from the Princess E. I. Golitsyna collection in 1850.
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 74; OAK za 1881, str. 77, tabl. V; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 95; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, III, S. 158, Abb. 112; G. Lippold, Gemmen und Kameen des Altertums und der Neuzeit, Stuttgart, 1922, Taf. III.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 7677, pl. 5
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