Tag: ancient Rome

Gamifying an Ancient Sea: Gods, Promises, and Digital Humanities
The Gaulish Hermes, Mercury Canetonensis, makes a cultish gesture on this silver cantharus (drinking cup with handles). Roman, A.D. 1–100, found in Berthouville, France. 14.6 cm diam. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des monnaies, médailles et antiques, Paris

Gamifying an Ancient Sea: Gods, Promises, and Digital Humanities

Digital scholarship sheds light on ancient mysteries.

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VIDEO: The Making of a Roman Silver Cup
One of a Pair of Cups with Centaurs, A.D. 1–100, Roman, found at Berthouville, France. Silver and gold, 5 7/8 in. diam. Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des monnaies, médailles et antiques, Paris

VIDEO: The Making of a Roman Silver Cup

Roman silversmiths used fire and basic tools to create this exquisite silver cup in the 1st century A.D.

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