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Vapheio Hand Made Gilt Greek Cup Embossed Bulls

Vapheio Hand Made Gilt Greek Cup Embossed Bulls

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Vapheio Hand Made Gilt Greek Cup Embossed Bulls

This is a reproduction Minoan sparkling gilt cup of the original Greek cup found in the Vapheio Tholos tomb in 1889.  The scene depicted is an embossed image of bulls in a pasture. The bull was a very important animal in the Bronze age.

This cup measures approx. 4-3/4" from handle to edge of rim x x 2-3/4" high. It has it's original lead seals and stamped Made in Greece and hand made. The cup has two marks on the rim edge of the cup.

Included is a print out of the history of the original cups now in a museum.

Please take a look at our photographs.

 

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