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Buried Treasure: Head of Claudius

Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology )

- 2129 days ago -
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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Saturday July 21, 2012, 10:42 am
Simply beautiful.Thank you for the tour.

Roger G (154)
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.

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

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

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
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