Trivulzio Diatreta Cup

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Carole Raddato
published on 08 April 2014
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The so-called Trivulzio Diatreta Cup, a 4th century CE luxury glass cup consisting of an inner beaker and an outer cage of decoration with circular geometrical patterns. Around the surface runs an inscription in Latin "BIBE VIVAS MULTIS ANNIS": "Drink and live many years". (Civico museo archeologico di Milano)

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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. (2014, April 08). Trivulzio Diatreta Cup. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Raddato, Carole. "Trivulzio Diatreta Cup." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 08, 2014.

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Raddato, Carole. "Trivulzio Diatreta Cup." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 08 Apr 2014. Web. 06 Dec 2021.