Dionysos on his chariot, drawn by centaurs.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.3 × 3.1 cm.
Inv. No Æ 282.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum
Acquired from the Duke of Saint Morys collection in 1792.
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 66; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 98; Miliotti, Description, pl. 49; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, S. 35, Taf. 23.
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Keywords: sardonyx cameo cameos Dionysos on his chariot drawn by centaurs Dionysus thyrsus thyrsos centaur centauressa chariot Bacchus circle by engraver carver gem-cutter Sostrates Inv No Æ 282