The Lycurgus Cup

A drinking cup made of green and red glass depicting the various scenes of the death of King Lycurgus. A silver rim with leaf ornament mounts the cup and on the bottom, silver-gilt vine leaves. Its provenance’s unknown, the cup is dated to the Late Antiquity, about 290 – 325 CE. It measures 19.5cm (7.6in) […]

The Lycurgus Cup

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