Votive shield

Terracotta; wheel-made | 16.5cm | c. 600-480 B.C.

Unknown Artist

During the Cypro-Archaic period, clay models of shields were placed in sancutaries and tombs. This example is unique because it is decorated with fish.

Credit: The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Object: 74.51.5882

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