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The Making of a Roman Silver Cup ~ The Getty Museum

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The Making of a Roman Silver Cup ~ The Getty Museum

From The Getty Museum: The making of a Roman silver cup: Ancient Roman silversmiths developed their craft to the highest levels of refinement and beauty. Applying fire and basic tools to the shaping of precious metals, many of their sophisticated techniques are still used today. This video illustrates the making of a stunning silver cup that has survived from the first century, A.D. This cup is on view at the Getty Villa from November 19, 2014 to August 17, 2015 in the exhibition "Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville"... 

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