Sacrifice to Priapos
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
1.7 × 2.7 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 281.

Sacrifice to Priapos.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
1.7 × 2.7 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 281.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Description:
For analogies, see: New York, Metropolitan Museum, — Richter, Catalogue, No 640, pl. 72.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 98; Reinach, Pierres gravées, p. 139, pl. 126.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 78, pl. 14
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