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Ancient Dichroic Glass - Lycurgus Cup

Ancient Dichroic Glass - Lycurgus Cup Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Visual Arts

This glass artifact, known as the Lycurgus Cup, is from the fourth century.  Made in Rome, it is now owned by the British Museum.  This is how the glass appears in its opaque form, in natural light.

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Photo online, courtesy British Museum.

 

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