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Accession_Number 23.11.31HH
adlib_title Spartan relief plaque miniature shield
Shape Miniature shield
Shape_description Circular shield with raised rim and large domed central boss.
Material Lead
Fabric Spartan
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration
Inscriptions
Condition Part of the rim and side of the shield has broken off, and there is a small hole.
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
2003.96.0013.jpg
2003.96.0013.jpg
Top view of a Spartan miniature shield, showing the broken rim and the small hole.
2003.96.0014.jpg
2003.96.0014.jpg
Top view of a Spartan miniature shield, showing the broken rim and the small hole.
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Beazley_DB
Height 4.0
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. W. 3.7
Location 14
Edited_by Sarah Moss
Date_edited 09.06.2005
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