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Portraiture | Hellenistic Egypt | Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Egyptian ruler 283—246 BCE
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. ГР-12678 / Ж.291.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
6. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Gonzaga Cameo: Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Arsinoe II.
Sardonyx in a new silver mount.
Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
Inv. No. ГР-12678 / Ж. 291.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
7. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
2.6 × 1.9 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
8. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II.
Sardonyx. Alexandria. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.
9. GLYPTICS. Egypt.
Ptolemy II and Arsinoe (the “Gonzaga Cameo”).
Sardonyx. 3rd century BCE.
15.7 × 11.8 cm.
Inv. No. Ж 291.
Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum.