Hermaphroditus surrounded by Eroses.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. 313.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Description:
For analogies, see: 1) London, British Museum; Walters, Catalogue, No 3482, pl. 34; 2) Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; Babelon, Catalogue, N 48, pl. 7.
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 64; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 98; Vaulina, Klassischeskie elementy, str. 239, ris. 8; Reinach, Pierres gravées, p. 135, pl. 124.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 80, pl. 23.
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