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Roman intaglio with the head of Agrippa

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An image of Engraved Gem. Cameo/Intaglio. Head of Agrippa (d.12 B.C.) in profile to the left. He has a high brow, deep-set eyes and an intense expression upon his face. His hair is waved in the usual Julio-Claudian manner and he has a rostral crown around his brows. Onyx, 9.5 x 9.5 mm, 20 BC- 0 AD. Augustan. Roman Imperial.

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Engraved Gem. Cameo/Intaglio. Head of Agrippa (d.12 B.C.) in profile to the left. He has a high brow, deep-set eyes and an intense expression upon his face. His hair is waved in the usual Julio-Claudian manner and he has a rostral crown around his brows. Onyx, 9.5 x 9.5 mm, 20 BC- 0 AD. Augustan. Roman Imperial.

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  • Accession Number: CG 525
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 683 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.7 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 72.61kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 320
  • Fnumber: 32/1
  • Captured: 2010:10:15 16:27:44

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