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Accession_Number 23.11.31A
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Warrior facing left, holding shield, spear, and crested helmet.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition The lower part of the figure and the top half of the spear have broken off.
Technique/Style Relief plaque
Provenance Said to be from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia, Sparta.
Period Archaic
Date 7-5 c.
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Artist
Attribution
Image
2003.96.0002.jpg
2003.96.0002.jpg
Two lead votive figurines (plaques) from the Temple of Artemis Orthia at Sparta depicting warriors with shields, spears, and helmets: 23.11.31a (left) and 23.11.31b (right).
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2005.06.0003.jpg
2005.06.0003.jpg
Top view of a lead figurine, showing a warrior in a helmet facing left holding his shield and spear.
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Archive_Ref reference 1
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Height 2.5
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 2.0
Location 11.1.10
Edited_by Alex; Liz
Date_edited 14.08.2003; 20.06.2007
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