- Museum number
Cameo; onyx; nereid, Galatea, clinging to neck of hippocamp swimming to left; in water, in foreground, a genius; in background, in low relief on the dark stratum, a hilly country with buildings; in gold pendant frame..
- Production date
Length: 1 inches
- Curator's comments
- Text from Dalton 1915, Catalogue of Engraved Gems:
A similar subject with landscape background is in the Antiquarium at Berlin (Furtwängler, Beschreibung der geschn. Steine, no. 11645, pl. 70). For the insertion of such backgrounds in gems, see Introduction, p. lxv.
- On display (G1/fc10)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number