Constantine the Great and Tyche of Constantinople
Sardonyx.
Thirties of the 4th century.
Reworked in the early 19th century by the master Benedetto Pistrucci.
18.5 × 12.2 cm.
Inv. No. 146.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Constantine the Great and Tyche of Constantinople.

Sardonyx.
Thirties of the 4th century.
Reworked in the early 19th century by the master Benedetto Pistrucci.
18.5 × 12.2 cm.
Inv. No. 146.

Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum

Literature:
Stefani, Putevoditel, str. 73; M. Maximowa, Der Trajankameo der Ermitage, JDI, 1927, S. 299; R. Delbrueck. Spätantike Kaiserporträts, Berlin, 1933, S. 130, Abb. 32; G. Bruns, Staatskameen des 4. Jh., 104. Winckelmanns-programm, Berlin, 1948, S. 29, Abb. 25.
Credits:
1971 Photo, text: Neverov O. ANTIQUE CAMEOS in the Hermitage Collection. Aurora Art Publishers. Leningrad. 1971. P. 95, pl. 106.
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