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Hellenistic, cameo, 4th century BC. Hippolyte with a hunting companion,Phaedra with her nurse (right).

Phaedra entrusts the nurse with a message declaring her love, her stepson Hyppolite refuses her advances. Greek myth and play by Euripides. Cameo, 4,1 x 3 cm. Inv. 25834. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy.