“Gemma Claudia.”

Five-layered onyx; setting: gold band. Ca. 49 CE.
15.2 × 12 cm.
Inv. No. IXa 63.

Vienna, Museum of Art History
(Kunsthistorisches Museum)

Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: five-layered onyx gold cameo cameos male female portrait Gemma Claudia Cameo of Claudius roman emperor Claudius I imperatore romano Claudio I Julio-Claudian dynasty dinastia giulio-claudia Julii-Claudii roman empress Iulia Julia Agrippina Minor Younger Agrippina the Elder Agrippina Senior Major Germanicus Caesar commander eagle laurel wreath civil civic wreath from oak oaken leaf leaves grain wreath of grain ears acorn cornucopia sword gladius shield parma helmet headpiece armour coat of mail snake serpent aegis Inv No IXa 63
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