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The Portland Vase : the extraordinary odyssey of a mysterious Roman treasure

Author: Robin Brooks
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of the Portland Vase discusses its unique craftsmanship and traces its survival through the ownerships of the first Roman emperor, a reckless Cardinal, and a host of politicians, dilettantes, and scam artists.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Brooks
ISBN: 0060510994 9780060510992
OCLC Number: 54960357
Description: vi, 250 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Lip --
The Body --
The Base.
Responsibility: Robin Brooks.
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A history of the Portland Vase discusses its unique craftsmanship and traces its survival through the ownerships of the first Roman emperor, a reckless Cardinal, and a host of politicians, dilettantes, and scam artists.

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