Diomedes with stolen Palladium.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2 × 1.7 cm.
Inv. No 13.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Description:
For analogies, see: 1) Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; Babelon, Catalogue, N 151, 152, pl. 16; 2) Florence, Archaeological. Museum; Reinach, Pierres gravées, pl. 54.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 82, pl. 35.
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