Eroses watching a cock-fight in front of a herm
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.6 cm.
Inv. No. 252.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Eroses watching a cock-fight in front of a herm.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.6 cm.
Inv. No. 252.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the S.O. Veselovsky collection in 1830.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 97.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 81, pl. 30
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