The trial of Orestes.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.9 × 3.9 cm.
Inv. No. 300.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the A.S. Vlasov collection in 1830.
Previously belonged to Count A.G. Razumovsky (before 1771).
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 71; OAK za 1881, str. 88, tabl. V; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96; M. P. Vaulina, O podlinnosti kamei s izobrazheniem suda nad Orestom, Soobshcheniya Gosudarstvennogo Ermitazha, XVII, 1960, str. 61, sl.; Vaulina, Klassicheskie elementy, str. 240, ris. 10; Kullura i iskusstvo antichnogo mira, str. 162; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, Taf. LVIII, 4; G. Hafner, Judicium Orestis, 113 Winckelmannsprogramm, Berlin, 1958, S. 23, Abb. 6; L. Curtius, Falsche Kameen, Arch. Anz., 59/60, S. 1, Taf. 18; G. Lippold, Antike Gemäldekopien, München, 1951, S. 85.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 82, pl. 36
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