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Accession_Number 23.11.29
adlib_title nail
Shape Nail
Shape_description
Material Bronze
Fabric
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Large rounded top, rounded and thicker at the top of the nail and thinner and sqaure at the bottom with a slight bend at the top and the bottom.
Inscriptions
Condition Dent to side of top, metal corroded and bent.
Technique/Style
Provenance From the Temple of Athena Chalkioikos, Sparta. See Reading 23.11.28 and Reading 23.11.30.
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Date
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.97.0547.jpg
2002.97.0547.jpg
Bronze nail from the Temple of Athena Chalkioikos, Sparta.
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Bibliography
Archive_Ref reference 1
reference 2
Beazley_DB
Height 11.4
Diameters Top 2.0; bottom 0.5
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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