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Whale Tales and Sea Monsters

Venus on the Waves (detail), 1769, Francois Boucher. J. Paul Getty Museum.
Venus on the Waves (detail), 1769, Francois Boucher. J. Paul Getty Museum.

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      Drink like a Byzantine noble. 

      Made before the 9th century, this glass flask is actually light purple, but heavy weathering has transformed its color and iridescence. 

      04/19/15

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