Venus with an eagle
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 2.4 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 21.

Venus with an eagle.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 2.4 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 21.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Saint Morys collection in 1792.
Description:
For analogies, see: 1) Berlin, Staatliche Museen; Furtwängler, Beschreibung, Nr 11223; 2) Den Haag, Münzkabinett; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, Taf. 95.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 84, pl. 43.
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