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There are 30 objects for which Decoration contains → armour
14.9.67 2 black lines at 45 degrees to each other. Black painted design with incised lines marking 7 thin rectangular sections with rounded ends all next to each other and getting shorter towards one side, every other one purple. (feathers? leather strips on armour?) 2 other small incised lines at right angles to each other on black, no clear design. All on coarse grey/buff background. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0343.jpg
2007.10.2.111 2 warriors with shields and a naked male figure standing between them (he may also be a warrior but he isn't wearing any armour and he isn't carrying a shield). The warrior on the right is moving behind a wall so only 1 leg and his shield is visible.
2007.10.2.147 3 male figures, and a cow. All warriors with shields and armour, the predominent figure bringing cow to an altar, carrying a vessel or bowl.
2007.10.2.237 A group of figures. The centre of the cast is a male figure who appears to be dressed in armour (helmet, shield, and cuirass). He appears to be standing on the deck of a ship. The figure is presenting or showing the head of a bull to a second figure (female) who appears to standing on the quay of a harbour. On the far right of the cast (behind the central male figure) is a second soldier. The scene possibly portrays an encounter between Theseus and Ariadne after the killing of the Minotaur.
2007.10.2.294 A young winged figure seated on the ground (probably Eros). The figure's body is facing to the left while the head is turned back looking to the right. The figure is possibly looking at a stand to its right which has a complete set of armour placed upon it.
2007.10.2.298 Naked male figure seated and playing a lyre. The figure is surrounded by armour and weaponry: a helmet to his left, a shield with a face at its centre at his feet to the right, and a sword hanging from some kind of frame or resting against it. The figure is possibly identified as Achilles as he was found by the embassy from Agamemnon at the beginning of book IX of Homer's Iliad.
2007.10.2.331 Two male figures fighting over a woman who has fallen in-between them. One has a dagger, the other could possibly be protecting her. Both men are wearing helmets and armour. There are vases and decoration in the background.
2007.10.2.340 A soldier, wearing nothing but a cape and a helmet, standing looking at what appears to be his armour.
2007.10.2.343 A naked soldier wearing a helmet raised on his head so his face is visible and he is carrying a shield and a spear. He is reaching for a statue of a woman in armour, possibly Athena.
2007.9.1.8 Displaying three men in armour and a horse carrying a pack, all facing left.
2007.9.2.10 Displays a man, wearing armour and a wreath and carrying a spear, and a winged woman who is leaning forward, riding in a four-horse chariot. All horses are rearing up. Surrounded by a leafy border. Layer 5, Layer 1, Gem 10
2007.9.3.127 Male bust in profile facing right. He is wearing armour and has a wreath in his hair.
2007.9.3.39 Bust of Athena in profile facing left. She is wearing her characteristic armour, including her aegis.
2007.9.3.96 Male figure, looks to be putting on his leg armour. He also has his sword.
2008.2.1.73 At the center of the scene two horses pull a chariot one figure drives the chariot whilst another figure wearing armour holding a spear and shield stands in the chariot. Another figure is depicted up-side-down next to the chariot possibly knocked over the chariot or fallen out of the chariot. In the bottom right of the scene another figure depicting leaning on a shield. In the center at the top of the scene a figure is shown with their hands aloft possibly celebrating. to the right of this central figure is another clad in armour, it is unclear what this figure is doing.
2008.2.1.95 An active scene with at least 9 discernible male figures. There are two figures on a raised platform on the far left, one standing wearing armour and the other seated wearing robes. In front of them is a gathering of men, some wearing armour, some only wearing the lower half of their armour, and one, possibly two, who is naked carrying a shield. There appears to be a robed shorter figure among them, possibly a child or adolescent. In the background the outline of a columned building can be seen.
2009.10.2.2 Man in armour, sacrificing an animal (a lamb), surrounded by small pictures of a man and woman in profile, and other animals including a snake, a crab and a bird. Number 2.
2009.10.2.264 Central figure of nude Aphrodite holding an arrow in her right hand and holding a winged Eros' hand in her left, a shield with a face leaning against her left leg and armour on the floor. Winged Eros holding a bow on the right, and kneeling nude Hephaestus on the left with a hammer held above his head and an anvil in front of him. Number 54
2009.10.2.273 Nude male figure holding a large shield in his left hand, with armour at his feet, accompanied by a semi-nude female figure wearing a cloak or necklace and holding a bow in her right hand. Number 63
2009.10.2.275 Central figure of a seated nude male wearing a helmet, surrounded by drapery, with a standing semi-nude female on the right resting a sheild against her leg, and a torch-bearing child on the left, standing on armour. Number 65
2009.8.19 A woman laying on waves, probably Aphrodite. Above her Cupid. A man wearing an armour and a spear, probably Ares. Cast number: 8
2009.9.201 A warrior in armour sitting on a rock holding his weapon, his shield lying to his feet. He is struck by lighting or caught in a web. Cast number: 36
2009.9.216 A man in armour holding a shield, standing on a barque. There is crane on his left and on his right side. Cast number: 51
2009.9.219 A creature with a human's torso and a bird's body, dressed in full armour, wings attached on the back, holding a sword in one hand. Cast number: 54
2009.9.271 A naked man sitting on a rock holding a shield, behind him a horse. On his left side a tree and next to his feet lies his armour. Cast number: 9
2009.9.281 A bearded man in full armour holding a spear, putting one hand on a ball or globe carried by a man or child sitting next to his feet. A winged creature is standing on the bearded man's hand, maybe Nike. Cast number: 19
2009.9.282 A warrior in full armour holding a spear and a shield receiving a wreath from a small woman with wings, probably Nike, flying above a lion. Cast number: 20
23.11.31OO Profile figure facing the direction right. does not appear to be a Spartan warrior. possibly a Persian warrior or leader? face. helm and armour slightly visible though. defining feature is a ponytail at the back of his helm. not clear whether he is carrying any weaponry. representation of Persian King Darius or Xerxes from the Persian Wars? lead figures part of a large relief commemorating the war? or just used for ritual purposes with the flogging at the Temple of Artemis Orthia? pretty good condition. lead is an off-colour brown grey, similar to 23.11.31h. bears no similarity to the other lead warriors, as it is a lot thinner than them and lacks a shield. 2005.06.0099.jpg
39.9.2 Inside is reserved in body but black fired to red on rim with a reserved band near top. Two handles with vertical grooves to make three section - black on top and reserved underneath. Neck has two rows of palmettes (lower inverted) and lotus buds on cable. Shoulder has framed tongues with ivy leaf and dot at each join. Body has similar scene either side. Side A shows combat of three warriors, with white detail on spear, helmet, shield and armour. Side B is similar but there are no spears, instead they appear to only have shields. Below is a broad band with narrower ones either side. Rays to foot. Foot is black and moulded with a reserved band around side. Base is reserved and conical. 2014.01.0001.jpg
56.8.8 On the exterior of the rim, S pattern. A fight of three warriors between onlookers; on the left, an onlooker between two runners, on the right, a runner between two onlookers and at the back a floral motif (lotus-palmette cross?): Two semi-spherical palmettes chained in the middle by circular bands, dotted in the centre, and held on a columnar motif with similar (only more conical) palmettes as endings (top and bottom) by black strips. Many of the figures appear to be holding spears (in the case of warriors) or have in front of them the same attribute (long, thin, vertical or diagonal lines). There are variations in the rendering of armour, hairstyles and drapery, mostly executed by incisions. The scene is framed by bands, top and bottom. Above the top band is a reserved circle, a thin, red, circular band and then the vessel is black up to the base where there is another red circular band. The interior of the footring is black. The broad, reserved base has a black circle inside a black band in the centre. Additionally, there are six dots (four are bigger) placed randomly on the reserved area of the bottom. Interior: The surface is black from the rim to the tondo, except for two, red, concentric bands approximately 1 cm within the carination, and a similar red band framing the tondo. Inside the tondo is a representaion of a cock in profile to the right with a flower-bud emerging in the background. Red paint: tail, wings. Moreover, incised over the red ring surrounding the tondo there is a mercantile graffito (?). The handles are black but reserved within. The underside of the foot decorated with black dot at the centre, surrounded by black band and 6 black dots around it, uncanonically placed 2003.95.0104.jpg
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