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#07 Lycurgus Cup

A solution of gold nanoparticles scatters yellow-green light and transmits red.  This same effect is responsible for the spectacular colour-change of the Lycurgus Cup, a famous piece of ornate glassware made in Roman times. - Richard Bowman
 #07 Lycurgus Cup
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