Crater of Mithridates Eupator

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published on 23 January 2016
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The bronze vessel known as the Crater of Mithridates Eupator. Found in Nero's villa, Rome. The inscription on the vase records the name Mithridates VI, king of Pontus (163-120 BCE). The vase was taken to Rome as war booty by either Pompey or Sulla. (The Capitoline Museums, Rome)

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2016, January 23). Crater of Mithridates Eupator. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4479/crater-of-mithridates-eupator/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Crater of Mithridates Eupator." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4479/crater-of-mithridates-eupator/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Crater of Mithridates Eupator." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2016. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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