Eros with a mask
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.3 cm.
Inv. No. 251.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Eros with a mask.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.2 × 1.3 cm.
Inv. No. 251.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Description:
For analogies, see: 1) Berlin, Staatliche Museen; Furtwängler, Beschreibung, Taf. 67; 2) Genf, Museum für Kunst und Geschichte; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, Taf. 24, 4.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 97.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 8182, pl. 33.
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