Aphrodite with an eagle
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 301.

Aphrodite with an eagle.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 301.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Description:
For analogies, see: 1) Leningrad, Hermitage Museum, Inv. No Ж 21; 2) Den Haag, Münzkabinett; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, Taf. 95, 4.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, S. 83, Taf. 95, 3.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 83, pl. 39.
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