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Accession_Number 23.11.28
adlib_title nail
Shape Nail
Shape_description
Material Bronze
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Long narrow rounded nail, blunt end. Rounded flat top.
Inscriptions
Condition Slightly bent and rusted.
Technique/Style
Provenance From the temple of Athena Chalkioikos, Sparta. See Reading 23.11.29-30.
Period
Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0546.jpg
2002.97.0546.jpg
Spartan nail from the Temple of Bronze Athena, Sparta.
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2005.88.0075.jpg
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 9.8
Diameters Top 1.6; bottom 0.4
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Faye Cheesman; Kinsey
Date_edited 16.07.2003; 11.01.2006
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