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The Lycurgus Cup is a beautiful 1,600 year old goblet crafted from glass by the Ancient Romans.  The cup depicts the punishment of Lycurgus, a mythical king who was ensnared in vines for committing evil acts against the Greek god Dionysus.  When exposed to light, the cup turns from jade green into a bright, glowing red color.

Ancient Roman Nanotechnology — The Lycurgus Cup In the the British Museum acquired one of the most amazing archaeological finds from Ancient Rome. The Lycurgus Cup is a beautiful year old.

A LATE ROMAN GREEN GLASS INSCRIBED BOWL  4TH CENTURY A.D.  The bulbous bowl with folded slightly flaring rim, the body decorated with wheel-cut wide band of cross-hatching above the double-line Greek inscription "YTIA" (Good Health)  2½ in. (6.4 cm.) high; 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) rim diam.

Roman glass inscribed bowl, century A.The bulbous bowl with folded slightly flaring rim, the body decorated with wheel cut wide band of cross hatching above the double line Greek inscription "YTIA" Good Health, cm high.

Statue known as "Athena of Velletri" - Greek orjinal bronze lost, that's Roman copy of 1st c. AD - at the Louvre Museum

Statue known as "Athena of Velletri" - Greek original bronze lost, that's Roman copy of c. AD - at the Louvre Museum

Mythological Beaker. Artist/Maker(s): Unknown. Culture: Roman. Place(s): Eastern Mediterranean (Place created). Date: third quarter of 1st century. Medium: Glass.

reallyoldglass: “Beaker with Mythological Figures 50 - 75 AD J. Paul Getty Museum “ Four mythological characters, each with identifying attributes, decorate this Roman glass beaker. The trident and.

Oldest Known Life-size Statue Of Ancient Egypt -- 2513-2506 BCE -- 5th Dynasty, Reign of Userkaf -- Carved sycamore wood -- Discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper -- Egyptian Museum, Cairo by jolene

This is an amazing Dynasty; reign of Userkaf, BC, oldest known life-size statue of ancient Egypt. Carved sycamore wood, discovered at Sakkara in the tomb of Ka-aper. Represents a khry-heb (lector priest) named Ka-aper. Saw it in Cairo Museum.

By Ennion, Master of Roman Glass, 1st century

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Hexagonal amphoriskos cobalt blue glass flask blown in a four part mold. Roman, first half of the century A. Signed by Ennion. Collection of the Metropolitan Art Museum, New York. E N N I O N E P O I E I : "Ennion Made Me.

The Vicarello Goblet Roman c. Late 1st Century B.C. - Early 1st Century A.D.

The Vicarello Goblet, late Century BC - early Century Italy, Vicarello (ancient Aquae Apollinares), Roman, Augustan period silver

Pin (fibula)  Greek, South Italian Early Hellenistic Period 320–280 B.C.  Place…

Pin (fibula) Greek, South Italian Early Hellenistic Period B. Place of Manufacture: Italy, Apulia, Taranto

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