Germanicus and Agrippina as Triptolemos and Demeter.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE 1st century CE.
2.3 × 3 cm.
Inv. No. 296.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 86, pl. 55
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