Vapheio Cup


Mark Cartwright
published on 17 November 2014
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One of two gold Mycenaean cups from the Vapheio tholos tomb, Lakonia, 15th century BCE. The cups show relief scenes of capturing bulls. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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