Roman-Egyptian Wearing Gold and Gemstones.

Roman Gems and Jewelry: The Art of Adornment


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Explore the world of Roman self-adornment with specialist Ruth Allen. Learn about jewelry and precious stones in the classroom and handle materials and replicas of ancient gems. Then tour the galleries to look closely at exquisite details and investigate the ways jewelry signals gender, status, and identity. Course fee $25 (includes refreshments). Complimentary parking.

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