ANCIENT ART
GLYPTICS | HELLENISTIC EGYPT
Cameos
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1. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Cameo ďPrince of the Ptolemaic dynasty presented as HermesĒ.
Sardonyx. 3rd cent. BCE.
Golden frame, enamel ó 18th century.
Inv. No. Camee. 111.
Paris, National Library.
2. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Alexander the Macedonian.
Sardonyx. Alexandria (?). 3rd century BCE.
2.6 × 1.7 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
3. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Antiochus I (?).
Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.
2.6 × 1.7 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 285.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
4. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Aphrodite and an eagle.
Three-layered sardonyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Aphrodite with an eagle.
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
2.7 × 1.8 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 301.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
6. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Aurora on her chariot.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE ó 1st century CE.
2.2 × 2.8 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 11.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
7. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Berenike II (?) as Isis.
Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No ∆ 310.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
8. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Berenike II.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
2.3 × 1.4 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
9. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Cleopatra I.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 2nd century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
10. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Cleopatra VII (?).
Sardonyx. Late 1st century BCE.
Inv. No ∆ 152.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
11. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Cleopatra VII.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
12. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Cleopatra-Selene.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
13. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos on his chariot, drawn by centaurs.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.3 × 3.1 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 282.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
14. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos on his chariot.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
3.1 × 2.3 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
15. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos, Satyr and Ariadne.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
1.4 × 1.9 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
16. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos.
Sardonyx. 1st century BCE.
2.1 × 1.5 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 277.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
17. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Dionysos.
Sardonyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
2.5 × 1.4 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
18. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Eos on her chariot.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 1st century BCE.
2.8 × 2.2 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
19. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Eros grain-grower.
Onyx. 1st century BCE.
1.5 × 1.1 cm.
Inv. No ∆ 250.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
20. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Eros grain-grower.
Two-layer onyx. Alexandria, 1st century BCE.
1.4 × 1.1 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
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