August, Livia and Nero.

Sardonyx. Mid-1st century.
Diameter 8.3 cm.
Reworked twice: in the fifties of the 3rd century and during the Renaissance period.
Inv. No. 149.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Origin:
Acquired from the Yusupovs collection in 1926.
Literature:
Vystavka portreta, str. 30; O. Y. Neverov, Rimskaya kameya s tremia portretami, Soobshcheniya Gosudarstvennogo Ermitazha, XXXI, 1970, str. 60 sl.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 9495, pl. 104.
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