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Roman art on loan from the Louvre makes OKC stop

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From the first view of the giant marble "Portrait of Lucilla" to the final statue of Polymnia, "Roman Art from the Louvre" revels in the beauty and power of a once colossal empire.

Oklahoma City is the final North American stop for the exhibit, opening Thursday at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. With works created from the first century B.C. to the sixth century A.D., this is the largest exhibit to be shown at the museum, taking up an unprecedented two floors and including more than 180 pieces, according to museum directors.

The exhibit offers a glimpse into the Greek, Etruscan and Roman antiquities department of the Mus

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