Glass with Painting of a Gladiator

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Carole Raddato
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published on 26 June 2024
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A Roman gladiator painted on a glass beaker from Roman Egypt, 1st century CE. It is part of the Begram Treasure group of artefacts from the 1st-2nd century CE, discovered in the area of Begram in Afghanistan, which includes a large number of bronze, alabaster, glass, coins, and ivory objects.

Guimet Museum, Paris.

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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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Raddato, C. (2024, June 26). Glass with Painting of a Gladiator. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19143/glass-with-painting-of-a-gladiator/

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Raddato, Carole. "Glass with Painting of a Gladiator." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 26, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/19143/glass-with-painting-of-a-gladiator/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Glass with Painting of a Gladiator." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Jun 2024. Web. 17 Jul 2024.

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