Thetis, Portland Vase


Mark Cartwright
by Jastrow
published on 30 July 2013
Thetis, Portland Vase

The celebrated Portland vase, one of the finest examples of Roman glassware. The vase was made during the reign of Augustus (27 BCE - 14 CE) and displays gemcutting techniques used to create a cameo-like depiction of the marriage of Peleus and Thetis from Greek mythology. (British Museum, London).

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