Roman Mold Blown Glass Head Vase
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Traditionally identified as the Empress Livia (27BC - 14AD). Perhaps instead a posthumous portrait of Cleopatra VII (fl. 51 - 30BC)

 

1st - 2nd Centuries AD

 

Height: 12.3 cm.     (4 7/8 in.)

 

ex: private European collection

 

Published:  Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures II (New York, 2004) p.18

 

cf:  Stern, E. Marianne ; The Toledo Museum of Art. Roman Mold-Blown Glass,  the First through Sixth Centuries (Toledo, 1995) no.138

 

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