Psyche enslaved by Venus.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 1.9 cm.
Inv. No Ж 288.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Description:
For analogies, see: Berlin, Staatliche Museen; Furtwängler, Beschreibung, Nr 11172.
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 71; OAK za 1877, str. 205; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 95.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 80, pl. 24.
RUSSIAN

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