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The Great Cameo: Germanicus Departs for the East, AD 17

Wikipedia reports that the Great Cameo of France, a five-layered sardonyx cameo measuring 31 cm by 26.5 cm, was created about AD 23. But what scene does it portray? You can read Wikipedia's somewhat different take, but Anthony A. Barrett, in his biography of the emperor Caligula, argues that it may commemorate the departure of Caligula's father, Germanicus, in the autumn of AD 17 on an important diplomatic mission to the Roman East at the direction of the emperor Tiberius.
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Anthony Weiner Will Not Cameo on ‘Entourage’

Society & Culture : Flavorwire (4 years ago)

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The Lower East Side Gentrifies Before An Artist's Eyes

United States / New York : Gothamist (9 hours ago)

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Carmelo Anthony ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Cameo Is a Head-Scratcher (Video)

Sports : Total Pro Sports (4 months ago)

The Carmelo Anthony ‘Sons of Anarchy’ cameo last night made for a pretty baffling moment. Why Carmelo? Why a Sons of Anarchy cameo? Did he hog the ball on the set? So many questions, most of which we prefer to go unanswered for the ... Read Post

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