About this object

A votive offering from the Sanctuary of Artemis Orthia in Sparta (or possibly another sanctuary site in Lakonia). A large-sized female figurine with wings at her back and the head in right profile. She wears a long skirt which has a design of an alternating zig-zag and ladder pattern.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Lakonian
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Lakonia
  • Date made
    6th Century BC - 4th Century BC mid
  • Materials
    Lead
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Norman Ellison
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Lakonia
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    45 mm x 14 mm
  • Related people
    Norman F Ellison ( 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

  • Norman F Ellison

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1950
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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