Agrippina the Elder, the wife of Germanicus
Sardonyx. Early 1st century.
5.9 × 4.7 cm.
Inv. No. 343.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Agrippina the Elder, the wife of Germanicus.

Sardonyx. Early 1st century.
5.9 × 4.7 cm.
Inv. No. 343.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 99; Vystavka portreta, str. 30.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 90, pl. 79
Keywords: sardonyx sardonica cameo cameos female portrait of Vipsania Agrippina the Elder Senior Major Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii female hairdo hairstyle coiffure acconciatura pettinatura femminile laurel wreath corona di alloro laurels Inv No 343
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