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Object ID
1996.77.17
Object Name
Hanging
Medium
Paint
Material
Plaster
Object Description
Round plaster wall hanging, painted gold, depicting two figures riding a chariot drawn by two horses.  The two figures, one man and one woman, and the horses are portrayed in relief and 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
Hanging, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9153. Accessed 08/05/21.