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373, Facing portraits (profile right): Augustus (?). Portrait (profile left): Livia. Bust of Livia, laureate, one shoulder bared, with a bust of laurel-crowned Augustus or Drusus.

  • Record Number: 40004937
  • Sub-database: Marlborough
  • Reference Number: 373
  • Period of Original Gem: 1st cent. AD
  • Material of Original Gem: Green turquoise
  • Description: Facing portraits (profile right): Augustus (?). Portrait (profile left): Livia. Bust of Livia, laureate, one shoulder bared, with a bust of laurel-crowned Augustus or Drusus.
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: 99.109
  • Previous Collections:
    • Story-Maskelyne, M.H.: The Marlborough Gems (1870): no. 403
    • Boardman, J., Scarisbrick, D., Wagner C., Zwierlein-Diehl, E: The Marlborough Gems (2009): no. 373
  • Shape: Cameo
  • Size: 33x38
  • Comments: Set in a mount with inset stone; mount 46x...
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