Eros with a butterfly
Sardonyx. 2nd century BCE.
2.7 × 2.5 cm.
Inv. No. APT 55.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Eros with a butterfly.

Sardonyx. 2nd century BCE.
2.7 × 2.5 cm.
Inv. No. APT 55.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Came to the Museum in 1855. Found during the excavations of the Artiukhovsky Barrow (Taman).
Literature:
OAK za 1880, tabl. III; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 95; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, III, S. 152, Abb. 106.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 7778, pl. 11
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History of Ancient Rome