Chameleon Cup or Poison-Detector?

Bailey, Kevin
January 2014
Archaeology;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p8
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Seen and Unseen" published in the November/December 2013 issue of the journal, which discussed a Roman drinking vessel known as the Lycurgus Cup.


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