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Object ID
1996.77.16
Object Name
Medal
Object Description
Round plaster wall hanging painted gold with an attached green velvet ribbon.  There is an oval metal piece on top for hanging. Depicts two figures, one man and one woman, portrayed in relief driving a chariot drawn by two horses.  They are all facing left.  The man is standing to the right of the woman.  He has his bow and arrow drawn.  The woman, wearing a long ancient dress/peplos and some kind of helmet is driving the horses.  Along the top, there are circular rivets along with some Greek letters / wording suggesting that this is an enlarged imitation of an ancient coin.
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Citation
Medal, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9152. Accessed 08/05/21.