02 août 2014

Roman emperor Claudius was born on this day in 10 BC

Roman emperor Claudius was born on this day in 10 BC. This bronze head was found in Suffolk
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07 septembre 2013

Fragments from a Roman Equestrian Statue reunited after nearly 2,000 years!

Head of the Emperor Claudius or Nero, AD 43–99, Romano-British. Unknown maker. Copper alloy, 31.5 x 24.5 x 25 cm. British Museum. A life-size head from an equestrian statue of the emperor Claudius, fished out of the river Alde at Rendham, Suffolk in 1907 will be reunited with a fragment of a horse’s leg, found some 60 kilometres away near Ashill in 1979, in the exhibition Masterpieces:  Art and East Anglia at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich, on view from 14 September 2013 to 24 February 2014.  These two... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2013

Emperor Claudius. Imperial Rome. Cameo: 43-5 AD; Mount ?17th c.

Emperor Claudius. Imperial Rome. Cameo: 43-5 AD; Mount ?17th c. Sardonyx, multi-layered white and brown; glass backing with colouring, closed copper-gilt mount; 21.3 x 16.0 cm. RCIN 65238. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Possibly Abraham Gorlaeus of Delft; from whom perhaps acquired by Henry, Prince of Wales (d. 1612); from whom inherited by Charles I when Prince of Wales; Royal collection by c.1613-15. Cameo portrait of the Emperor Claudius (10 BC-54 AD) with head... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2013

Roman relief sculpture of Emperor Claudius About to vanquish Britanica

 Roman relief sculpture of Emperor Claudius About to vanquish Britanica from Aphrodisias, Turkey. © Paul Edward Williams 2012
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