Gold Stemmed Cup, Mycenae

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 07 April 2021
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A gold stemmed cup from Mycenae, often called the 'Cup of Nestor' following Homer's description. A dove rests on the top of each handle. 16th century BCE, Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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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. (2021, April 07). Gold Stemmed Cup, Mycenae. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/13806/gold-stemmed-cup-mycenae/

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