Lead figure of a warrior with a helmet and shield

Lead | 5.3 x 5.3cm | 6th–5th century B.C.

Unknown Artist

Small flat votive figurines of cast lead have been found in great quantities at the ancient sanctuaries of Laconia; over one hundred thousand, dating from the seventh century B.C. to the Classical period, were dedicated to the goddess Artemis Orthia ...
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