Orpheus.

Sardonyx. 1st century BCE 1st century CE.
1.7 × 1.5 cm.
Inv. No. 255.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the A. S. Vlasov collection in 1830.
Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 72; Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 97.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 87, pl. 60
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