Trivulzio Diatreta Cup


published on 08 April 2014

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
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