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Georgia exhibits millennia-old golden goblet

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Georgia exhibits millennia-old golden goblet
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A golden goblet dating back to the 2nd Millennium BC is the star of the show at Georgia's National Museum.

The 'Wisdom Transformed into Gold' exhibition in Tbilisi show visitors the skills of early goldsmiths.

The museum uses traditional methods and tools to produce replicas of the goblet.

Project leader Ermile Maghradze spent many hours studying the original goblet and working out how it was made.

A film is also displayed showing the process of reconstruction of the cup.

Other items from the same period are also on show.