Roman gems @ thegetty : These dramatic masks are less than ½ an inch tall, but are packed with theatrical punch.

Roman gems @thegetty:

These dramatic masks are less than ½ an inch tall, but are packed with theatrical punch.

Cameo with Four Masks (Detail), Roman Gem, A.D. 1 – 100; Mount, 1800s. Sardonyx set in modern gold mount. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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