Warren Cup

11 May – 2 July 2006

This exhibition is now closed

Room 3

The Asahi Shimbun Displays
Objects in focus

Supported by

Sex and society in Ancient Greece and Rome

The Warren Cup is a Roman silver drinking cup dating to the 1st century AD. It is decorated with sexual scenes showing two pairs of male lovers.

To mark the publication of a new book by Dyfri Williams, this small exhibition offers a close focus on this drinking vessel and its cultural context.

Find out more about the Warren Cup on the Google Cultural Institute 

The Warren Cup

The Warren Cup, Roman, mid-1st century AD. Said to be from Bittir (ancient Bethther), near Jerusalem