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The Portland Vase: The Extraordinary Odyssey Of A Mysterious Roman Treasure

Robin Brooks
 
ISBN:   0060511001   List Price:    INR 986.26
ISBN-13:   9780060511005       (USD 13.95)
Publisher:   Harper Paperbacks   Pages:    272
Binding:   Paperback   Weight:    0.5 Pounds
Dimension:   8.1 x 5.3 x 0.7 Inches   Language:    English
Pub. Year:   2005      
Category:   Art / European
 
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For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is renowned for both its beauty and its mystery.

In The Portland Vase, Robin Brooks takes us on a vivid journey across Europe and through the centuries, as this delicate piece of glass, less than ten inches in height, passes through the hands of a stunning cast of characters,

Rich with passion, inspiration, jealousy, and endless speculation, the story of The Portland Vase spans more than two thousand years and remains one of the art world's greatest enigmas.

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