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Buried Treasure: Head of Claudius


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Marty
- 1406 days ago - guardian.co.uk
It's C-C-Claudius - or rather, Claudius the god. This is a portrait of the Roman emperor immortalised in the historical novels by Robert Graves.



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. (0)
Saturday July 21, 2012, 10:42 am
Simply beautiful.Thank you for the tour.
 

Roger Garin-michaud (147)
Sunday July 22, 2012, 1:07 pm
noted thanks !
 

Phillipa W. (199)
Monday July 23, 2012, 7:40 am
noted. thanks. that's an amazing mask
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday July 23, 2012, 1:32 pm
Is that Claudius Gaius 'Caligula'? While it is a strong statement for Roman ability in metal and stone sculpture trades, I'm not exactly a fan of a Csar whose motto seems to have been 'When in doubt, either violate it or kill it!'
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 4:30 am
"An ordinary man posing as a hero"? Harsh words which are more than likely not relevant or applicable. No Fred, it's not Caligula, as is obvious by the irreverent reference to Claudius's stuttering.
 

Tal H. (10)
Tuesday July 24, 2012, 7:37 pm
Thanks for the post!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday July 25, 2012, 10:04 pm
Thanks.
 

Robert Hardy (68)
Thursday July 26, 2012, 5:08 pm
Like the idea of a common guy getting a lasting image.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday August 3, 2012, 7:14 pm
Thanks Marty.
 

g d c. (0)
Saturday September 8, 2012, 11:32 am
ty
 
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