Portland Vase [Detail]

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Jastrow
published on 05 February 2014
Portland Vase [Detail]

A detail form 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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Jastrow, . (2014, February 05). Portland Vase [Detail]. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/2298/

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Jastrow, . "Portland Vase [Detail]." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 05, 2014. https://www.ancient.eu/image/2298/.

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Jastrow, . "Portland Vase [Detail]." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 05 Feb 2014. Web. 19 May 2019.

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