About this object

A standing man facing to his left, a votive offering of the type associated with the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia in Sparta. He wears a wide hat and has his arm to the front holding a flute in front of his mouth. Only the upper part of the two legs survives.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Lakonian
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Lakonia
  • Date made
    6th Century BC
  • Materials
    Lead
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Bequest of Professor Droop, 1963
  • Collector
    John Percival Droop
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Sparta: Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia
  • Date collected
    1906 - 1910
  • Measurements
    23 mm
  • Related people
    John Percival Droop (Collector, previous owner)

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Publications

  • The Annual of the British School at Athens

    Muskett Georgina

    Author: Muskett Georgina
    Publisher:
    Date: 2014-11
    Description:

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Percival Droop

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1951
    Disposal method: Bequest
Object view = Humanities
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