Lycurgus cup


Lycurgus cup

Lycurgus cup, a Roman glass beaker in the British Museum, made of a dichroic glass, to show different colors. [http://cobweb.ecn.purdue.edu/~photspec/Press_files/NewsnViews_Leonhardt.pdf] The carved image of the beaker refers to the myth of Lycurgus. [Harden, D. B.: "Glass of the Caesars". Exh. cat., organized by: The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, N. Y., The British Museum, London, Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Cologne; Olivetti, Milan, 1987.]

See also

*Roman technology
*Cage cup

References

External links

*British Museum [http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pe_mla/t/the_lycurgus_cup.aspx] - The Lycurgus cup


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