Germanicus.

Sardonyx. Early 1st century.
2.4 × 1.7 cm.
Inv. No. 261.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Duke of Orleans collection in 1787.
Description:
For analogies, see: London, British Museum,  Walters, Catalogue, No 3579, pl. 39.
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. 81.
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