Nestor's Cup

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Nestor's Cup is

  • the famous cup of Nestor of Gerenia as described by Homer in Il. 11, 632-637, or
  • a golden goblet, found at Mycenae, which the excavator, Heinrich Schliemann, identified as the cup of Nestor described in the Iliad, or
  • a clay drinking vessel of the 8th century BC found at Pithikoussai, Ischia (Italy), which bears a famous inscription calling itself Nestor's cup.

The Iliadic cup[edit]

The Mycenaen cup[edit]

The Ischia cup[edit]