Eroses riding dolphins.

Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.5 × 2.1 cm.
Inv. No 244.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Byres collection in 1782.
Description:
For analogies, see: Florence, Archaeological Museum; Reinach, Pierres gravées, pl. 60.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 99; Maffei, Gemmae, tab. 16.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 85, pl. 48.
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