The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure

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Created for an emperor, exhumed from a burial ground, coveted, traded, smashed, restored, and stuffed full of incident and intrigue, the Portland Vase -- the most famous of all Roman antiquities -- has captivated everyone who has come into contact with it. Robin Brooks's The Portland Vase is a great romp through history with this fragile, enigmatic vessel, which has touched the lives of an array of compelling characters. Following the vase's journey across Europe over the centuries, we meet the notorious tomb-robber-cum ...

The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure 2005, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060511005

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The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey of a Mysterious Roman Treasure 2004, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060510992

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