Lotus-bud beaker

Lotus-bud beaker

Lotus-bud beaker

A first-century A.D. Roman mold-blown vessel decorated with rows of oval or almondshaped bulges. Although the bulges are usually described as lotus buds, they are probably derived from representations of knotholes in the club of the mythical hero Hercules.

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Lotus-bud beakers
Lotus bud beaker
Lotus bud beakers
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