Roman Glass Cup

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Mark Cartwright
published on 29 July 2013
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A Roman glass drinking cup, 1st - 3rd century CE. The shape and carved horizontal handles are typical of glass drinking cups of this period and their use was widespread throughout the Empire, even by those of more modest means. (Naxos Archaeological Museum, Greece).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, July 29). Roman Glass Cup. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Glass Cup." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 29, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Roman Glass Cup." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jul 2013. Web. 23 Jul 2021.