ANCIENT ART
PORTRAITURE | HELLENISTIC EGYPT | Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Egyptian ruler 283—246 B.C.
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus (previously known as “Ptolemy IX Lathyrus”).
Bronze. 49 BCE — 25 CE.
Inv. No. 5600.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus (previously known as “Ptolemy IX Lathyrus”).
Bronze. 49 BCE — 25 CE.
Inv. No. 5600.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus (previously known as “Ptolemy IX Lathyrus”).
Bronze. 49 BCE — 25 CE.
Inv. No. 5600.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ptolemy II Philadelphus (previously known as “Ptolemy IX Lathyrus”).
Bronze. 49 BCE — 25 CE.
Inv. No. 5600.
Naples, National Archaeological Museum.
5. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Gonzaga Cameo (Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II).
Sardonyx, silver. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Inv. No. ÃÐ-12678 / Æ.291
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
6. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II and Arsinoe (the “Gonzaga Cameo”).
Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Inv. No Æ 291.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
7. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
8. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
2.6 × 1.9 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
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