Drusus the Younger, the son of Tiberius
Sardonyx. Twenties of the 1st century.
2.2 × 1.6 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage MuseumInv. No. П 1879, 24.

Drusus the Younger, the son of Tiberius.

Sardonyx. Twenties of the 1st century.
2.2 × 1.6 cm.
Inv. No. П 1879, 24.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired in 1879. Discovered during excavations of the Kerch necropolis.
Description:
For analogies, see: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, Taf. 69, 4.
Literature:
N. B. Garshina, Kerchenskaya kameya s portretom Druza Mladshego, Sbornik statey v chest S. A. Zhebeleva, Leningrad, 1926, str. 252 sl; Vystavka portreta, str. 30; M. I. Maksimova, Reznye kamni, Sbornik “Antichnye goroda Severnogo Prichernomorya”, I, Moskva—Leningrad, 1955, str. 444, tabl. II; N. Garschina, Eine Kertscher Kamee mit dem Bildnis Drusus des Jüngeren, JDI, 41, 1926, S. 239 ff.; Vollenweider, Steinschneidekunst, S. 77, Taf. 88.
Credits:
© 1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. Antique cameos in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 90—91, pl. 82.
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