Dioskouroi riding their horses
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.8 × 2.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. Ж 302.

Dioskouroi riding their horses.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE — 1st century CE.
1.8 × 2.6 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 302.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Byres collection in 1782.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 96; Furtwängler, Die antiken Gemmen, Taf. LVIII, 12.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 87, pl. 57
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