Diva Drusilla Panthea and the Sisters of Caligula

@article{Wood1995DivaDP,
  title={Diva Drusilla Panthea and the Sisters of Caligula},
  author={Susan E. Wood},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1995},
  volume={99},
  pages={457 - 482}
}
  • S. Wood
  • Published 1 July 1995
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
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