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English: The "Blacas Cameo"; Portrait of Emperor Augustus wearing a gorgoneion and a sword-belt. Three-layered sardonyx cameo, Roman artwork, ca. 14-20 AD. The setting is medieval.
Français : Portrait de l'empereur Auguste portant le gorgonéion et un baudrier. Camée en sardonyx à trois couches, œuvre romaine, vers 14-20 ap. J.-C. La monture est médiévale.
Dimensions H. 12.8 cm (5 in.), W. 9.3 cm (3 ½ in.)
Upper floor, room 70: Roman Empire
Accession number GR 1867.5-7.484 (Cat. Gems 3577)
Credit line Strozzi and Blacas Collections
Source/Photographer Jastrow (2007)


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