Cameo by Giuseppe Cerbara

Cameo in onyx of three layers, head of an Emperor as Hercules, to right, laureate and wearing the lion's skin round his neck.

Details

Medium:
Onyx
Dimensions:
3 cm
Acquired in:
1913
Presented by:
Louis Fagan through The Art Fund

Mounted in a contemporary gold brooch. Signature: Cerbara. Destroyed in 1941.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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