Trialeti Chalice from Georgia

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Carole Raddato
published on 01 December 2023
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The Trialeti Chalice, a silver cup from Trialeti, made by people who belonged to the ancient Trialeti-Vanadzor culture, 18th or 17th centuries BCE.

The cup is decorated with two processional friezes. The upper frieze shows a procession of twenty-two masked men bearing cups while the lower depicts nine deer, stags, and hinds walking clockwise around the cup.

National Museum of Georgia, Tbilisi.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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