Sacrifice.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
3 × 2.4 cm.
Inv. No. 317.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Saint Morys collection in 1792.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 99; Miliotti, Description, pl. 65.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 79, pl. 21
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