Eros grain-grower
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.5 × 1.1 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 250.

Eros grain-grower.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.5 × 1.1 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 250.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Description:
For analogies, see: 1) Private collection; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, Taf. LVII, 9; 2) London, Collection of Ionides; J. Boardman, Engraved Gems. The Ionides Collection, London, 1968, No 63.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 97.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 84, pl. 46.
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