Perseus and Andromeda
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 297.

Perseus and Andromeda.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.8 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 297.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Raphael Mengs collection in 1782.
Description:
For analogies, see: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; Babelon, Catalogue, N 45, pl. 7.
Literature:
OAK za 1881, str 96, tabl. V; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96; Vaulina, Klassicheskie elementy, str. 236, ris. 5; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, Taf. LVIII, 1; L. Curtius, Falsche Kameen, Arch. Anz., 59/60, 1944—45, S. 1, Taf. 18.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 80—81, pl. 26
Keywords: gemma glyptics gem gems glittica gliptica gemme glyptik glyptique ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque περσεύς περσέας perseus perseo persée μέδουσα medousa medusa medusa medusa medusa méduse ἀνδρομέδα ἀνδρομέδη ανδρομέδα andromeda andromede andromède onyx cameo cammeo perseus and andromeda head of gorgon medusa andromede inv no ж 297
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