Livia.

Sardonyx. Early 1st century.
3.1 × 2.5 cm.
Reworked in the eighteenth century.
Inv. No. 268.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the M. E. Khitrovo collection in the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Literature:
Maksimova, Reznye kamni, str. 99; Vystavka portreta, str. 30; Kultura i iskusstvo antichnogo mira, str. 161; H. Köhler, Gesammelte Schriften, V, St. Petersburg, 1852, S. 57, Taf. l; J. Aschbach, Livia, Wien, 1864, Taf. III; J. Bernoulli, Römische Ikonographie, II, Stuttgart, 1886, Taf. 27.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 94, pl. 101.
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