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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    dedicatory cauldron The inlaid eyes are rendered in a different material This type of cauldron was imported from the east in the 8th cent probably via Samos since such cauldrons were also manufactured there in large numbers until the 7th cent B C These busts were originally produced by hammering and were later produced by casting The griffins mythological creatures of composite nature were thought to guard the treasures of

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch02-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Phoenician bowl from the sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia Ca 700 B C The repousse frieze around the vase depicts four small temples with a deity Τwo house a goddess and two a god and are flanked by scenes of deities musicians and a griffin The name of the owner in Aramaic is incised on the exterior of the pot These imported objects beyond the artistic influence they exerted contributed

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch03-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Kabeiros in Βοeotia 600 550 B C The incised inscription on the back of the animal identifies the work as a dedication Images of bulls made up the majority of the dedications at the sanctuary in question They were possibly substitutes for the far more expensive sacrifices of bovines The mystery cult of Kabeiros and his attendant child Pais in Boeotia was connected with young men who were subjected to

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch05-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Geometric Period Archaic Period Classic Period Hellenistic Period Roman Period A A Back KAΡ 22 Bronze figurine of an ithyphallic Silenus from the sanctuary of Zeus at Dodona 540 530 B C Dancing in ecstasy this figure is a masterpiece of the Corinthian workshops producing metal artifacts 1 2 Bronze figurine of an ithyphallic Silenus from the sanctuary of Zeus at Dodona Bronze figurine of an ithyphallic Silenus from the

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch07-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Hellenistic Period Roman Period A A Back Χ 13056 Bronze figurine of a youth wearing a crown from Berekla modern Neda in the Peloponnese 530 B C The youth wears a radiating crown of leaves and holds a cock whose combative spirit and pugnacity makes it the symbol of the ideal warrior athlete and lover It is not impossible that the figurine was a dedication by a victorious athlete Bronze

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch08-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Χ 14789 Bronze warrior figurine from the sanctuary of Apollo Korythos at Longa Messenia 540 520 B C The figure wears a helmet a cuirass and short tunic a wristband and an armband on his right arm thigh coverings and greaves Judging from the rest of finds on the site and from the epithet of the god which is etymologically related to the Homeric word korys helmet Apollo was probably

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch09-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    head belongs to a statuette of Zeus the father of the gods and men and patron god of Olympia of about half life size The eyes were inlaid and executed in a different material from the rest of the head The statuette will certainly have been dedicated at the sanctuary of Olympia possibly by an athlete who had won some contest or by his city to commemorate his achievement and

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch10-en.html (2016-02-09)
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  • NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF ATHENS - OFFICIAL SITE
    Archaic Period Classic Period Hellenistic Period Roman Period A A Back Χ 7381 Βronze figurine of the god Apollo from his sanctuary on Mount Ptoon Boeotia Ca 510 B C The god is rendered as a kouros nude adolescent type According to the inscription incised on the left thigh it was dedicated by a certain Eugeitias The piece was produced by a Naxiot workshop Βronze figurine of the god Apollo

    Original URL path: http://www.namuseum.gr/collections/bronze/archaiki/arch11-en.html (2016-02-09)
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