Queen of the Ptolemies — protectress of Alexandria
Sardonyx. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.
Reworked in the eighteenth century.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 155.

Queen of the Ptolemies — protectress of Alexandria.

Sardonyx. 3rd—2nd centuries BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.
Reworked in the eighteenth century.
Inv. No. Ж 155.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 77, pl. 7
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History of Ancient Rome