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The Portland Vase
Articleby Mark Cartwright

The Portland Vase

The Portland Vase is a Roman two-handled glass amphora dating to between the second half of the 1st century BCE and the early 1st century CE. The vase has a cameo-like effect decoration which perhaps depicts the marriage of Peleus and Thetis...
Augustus, Bronze Head from Euboea
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Augustus, Bronze Head from Euboea

A detail of the bronze statue of Roman emperor Augustus found in the sea near Euboea, 12-10 BCE (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)
Equestrian statue of Augustus
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Equestrian statue of Augustus

Bronze torso from an equestrian statue of Augustus dating from the end of the 1st century BCE. The statue was found in the sea between Euboia and Agios Eustratios. (National Archaeological Museum of Athens)
Forum of Augustus, Rome
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Forum of Augustus, Rome

A reconstruction of the Forum of Augustus in Rome with the temple of Mars Ultor, late 1st century BCE.
Statue of Augustus
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Statue of Augustus

A statue of Augustus depicted as magistrate. (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen)
Egyptianized Statue of Augustus
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Egyptianized Statue of Augustus

Granodiorite statue which depicts the upper part of a body of an Egyptianized king. The man is probably Roman emperor Augustus. From modern-day Egypt. Roman period, 1st century CE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).
Bust of Augustus
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Bust of Augustus

Bust of Augustus wearing the oak crown (corona civica) discovered on the site of the Roman villa of Chiragan (France), 19-18 BCE. (Toulouse, Musée Saint-Raymond)
Bronze Head of Augustus
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Bronze Head of Augustus

Bronze head from an over-life-sized statue of Augustus, found in the ancient Nubian site of Meroë in Sudan, 27 - 25 BCE. On display in the British Museum, London.
Skyphos Boscoreale with Augustus
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Skyphos Boscoreale with Augustus

Skyphos (two-handled wine cup) from the Boscoreale Treasure depicting Augustus receiving the obeisance of vanquished Barbarians and personifications of subdued provinces. Late 1st century BCE - early 1st century CE. (Louvre Museum, Paris)
Bust of the Emperor Augustus
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Bust of the Emperor Augustus

The facial features and the scalp hair reflect the typical characteristics of the Roman Emperor Augustus (Octavianus). Marble. Roman Period, 27 BCE to 14 CE. From Pergamon, Bergama, in modern-day Turkey. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul...