Perseus and Andromeda.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.8 cm.
Inv. No. 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, 194445, S. 1, Taf. 18.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 8081, pl. 26
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