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This rock crystal vase is the only known artefact that survives

This rock crystal vase is the only known artefact that survives

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historysquee: This rock crystal vase is the only known artefact that survives today that is associated with Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Eleanor of Aquitaine gifted this rock crystal vase to her husband, Louis, on the occasion of their wedding. It is on display at the Louvre

When Eleanor of Aquitaine married Louis VII of France in 1137, she gave him the rock crystal vase on the left as a wedding present.

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