The abduction of Ganymede. Fragment of the cameo
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
3.3 × 3 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 299.Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum

The abduction of Ganymede. Fragment of the cameo.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
3.3 × 3 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 299.

Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum
(Санкт-Петербург, Государственный Эрмитаж)

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Description:
For analogies, see: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; Babelon, Catalogue, N 6, pl. 1.
Literature:
OAK za 1881, str. 111, tabl. V; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96; Reinach, Pierres gravées, p. 135, pl. 123.
Credits:
© 1971. Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 78, pl. 13
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