Lycurgus Cup - 6151 Words
The Lycurgus Cup – A Roman Nanotechnology
Ian Freestone1, Nigel Meeks2, Margaret Sax2 and Catherine Higgitt2
Cardiff School of History and Archaeology, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3EU, Wales UK 2 Department of Conservation, Documentation and Science, The British Museum, London WC1B 3DG, UK
The Lycurgus Cup (fig 1) represents one of the outstanding achievements of the ancient glass industry. This late Roman cut glass vessel is extraordinary in several respects, firstly...
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