Queen of the Ptolemies — protectress of Alexandria.
Sardonyx. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.
Reworked in the eighteenth century.
Inv. No Æ 155.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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