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12/31/2013 12:25 pm ET Updated Mar 02, 2014

82nd & Fifth: POETIC LICENSE with Martina Rugiadi

This cup is inscribed with a poem that reads, "Drink! For this day has a special boon, which if you had known about it, you would have hurried up with entertainment and hastened with rapture!" Says curator Martina Rugiadi, "It's actually a celebration of the exalted status of being drunk."

See a complete, 360-degree view of the inscription on the cup as the poem is recited in Arabic.