The Lost Chalice
The Epic Hunt for A Priceless MasterpieceeBook - 2009
"A riveting story of tomb robbers and antiquities smugglers, high-stakes auctioneers and the princely chiefs of the world's most prestigious museums....A terrific read, from start to finish."—James L. Swanson, New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt An Oxford-trained archaeologist and award-winning journalist based in Rome, Vernon Silver brings us The Lost Chalice, the electrifying true story of the race to secure a priceless, 2,500-year-old cup depicting the fall of Troy—a lost treasure crafted by Euphronios, an artist widely considered "the Leonardo Da Vinci of ancient Greece." A gripping, real life mystery, The Lost Chalice gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of great museums and antiquities collections—exposing a world of greed, backstabbing, and double-dealing.
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